High Availability for MySQL: Considering the Options

Monday Mar 9th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Providing redundancy to your MySQL setup can be a confusing challenge. Here are three key approaches to the problem.

[From Enterprise Networking Planet]

Running a basic MySQL setup is quite simple, but as soon as you begin thinking about the best way to provide redundancy, things quickly get complex. There are many layers to consider when it comes to databases, and the variety of solutions is difficult to choose from. Depending on your availability goals, the storage system back-ends you wish to use, and the type of MySQL tables used, the answer will vary. Let's try to untangle this mess.

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