MySQL in the Cloud
“Everything fails all the time.”
Dr Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon (http:/allthingsdistributed.com/)
The emergence of the cloud in recent years has seen a number of MySQL specific and MySQL like database solutions. These offerings are in addition to running a stock MySQL implementation in a virtualized environment. Amazon, HP, and Google currently provide MySQL cloud deployments that are based on using the core MySQL server. There are solutions including ScaleDB that use new MySQL storage engines to provide many cloud scalable features. Xeround and Clustrix are custom solutions that use the MySQL protocol for communication and ...