Designing a MySQL Cluster

In this recipe, we will explain how to design a MySQL Cluster correctly. MySQL Cluster is an extremely powerful technology and this recipe will outline and briefly discuss some of the factors that you should consider while designing a MySQL Cluster.

We start with a high-level description of how a MySQL Cluster works in the How to do it... section. The How it works... section explores the bits that make up a cluster in more detail and the There's more... section discusses the way that a MySQL Cluster stores and retrieves data.

How to do it...

MySQL Clusters are built from three different types of node. These three types of node, when connected together, allow a cluster to provide a cluster storage engine on MySQL servers ...

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