Introduction

MySQL Cluster is an enterprise-grade, scalable, and highly available clustering product from MySQL AB, released under the MySQL dual license. MySQL Cluster is a share-nothing cluster with no single point of failure, and it is capable of running on inexpensive commodity hardware. MySQL Cluster allows the construction of cheap, scalable, and exceptionally reliable database clusters, without additional expensive specialized hardware or software. This makes MySQL Cluster a unique product.

It is possible to achieve telco-grade “five nines” uptime (99.999%) by using MySQL Cluster if you plan, deploy, and manage your cluster correctly. Managing a cluster in MySQL Cluster is a big step up from managing a classic MySQL server, and this book ...

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