Extending MySQL High Availability
One advanced feature of MySQL is its ability to provide high-availability database solutions. The server component responsible for obtaining high availability is replication. Some would include other features, such as partitioning and a host of smaller features, but the most important feature that enables high availability is replication.
In this chapter, you will learn what replication is and the basics of its configuration through a brief tutorial on MySQL replication. With those basic skills and the skills we learned from previous chapters, you will journey through the replication source code and ...