DRBD and MySQL - An HA Match Made In Heaven
Date: This event took place live on January 19 2010
Presented by: Sean Hull
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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DRBD has grown in popularity as an excellent low-cost high availability solution for MySQL. It provides synchronous replication of your data without MySQL having to worry too much about the details. Combined with Linux Heartbeat, and you have automatic failover as well. By using this Operating System level replication, you avoid some of the problems of MySQL's statement based replication, data discrepencies between your nodes, and configuration file complexity. No more failing slave nodes!
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About Sean Hull
Sean Hull is a business and technology consultant, author and speaker. He is the founder and senior consultant at Heavyweight Internet Group in New York and has worked as a database consultant and expert for ten years. He is the author of "Oracle and Open Source" (O'Reilly) and his articles appear on Oracle Technology Network, Database Journal, DBA Zine, ChangeThis.com, and many others. Using techniques, technologies, and perspectives discussed in his book, articles, and seminars, he has taken his career into exciting areas. He has served as Technology Consultant, Project Manager, CEO, and mentor with a background in programming, systems integration & administration, project development and management.