42 Scaling MySQL

This chapter discusses how to scale MySQL operations up to include multiple servers. It covers the following exam topics:

Image Running multiple servers on a single host

Image Replicating databases from one server to another

42.1 Using Multiple Servers

It’s common to run a single MySQL server on a given machine, but it’s possible to run multiple servers. This is a common scenario when you want to test a new release of MySQL on the same machine where you run your production server. Use of multiple servers also might be desirable for administrative ...

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