MySQL Cluster Tutorial

MySQL Cluster and High Availability, Tutorial
Location: Ballroom C Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 7 ratings)

A Hands on MySQL Cluster Tutorial. We’ll cover the basics: What Is MySQL Cluster, what you can do with it, what it doesn’t do. Then we’ll cover some concepts: what node types there are, arbitration, split brain problem and transaction durability. We will then cover running a cluster: starting the nodes, running queries, what happens during node failure and node recovery. We’ll also cover basic administration, taking and restoring backups Planning deploying of MySQL Cluster will be discussed as well as the coverage of features new to MySQL Cluster (6.2, 6.3 and 6.4) such as replication and disk data. We’ll also briefly talk about the NDB API and how it can be used to write C++ applications that directly access the cluster. Finally, we’ll also talk about training, consulting and certification related to MySQL Cluster. This is a hands on session. We will help you install and run MySQL Cluster on your Linux based laptop.

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Stewart Smith


Stewart Smith works for Sun as a Senior Software Engineer. He spent the past four years working on MySQL Cluster and has a deep and has recently moved to working full time on Drizzle after spending four years working on MySQL Cluster. He’s often found writing free software, speaking at conferences, at 38,000ft, in the kitchen and on the jiu jitsu mat (not all at the same time though).

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