The announcements at the Oracle Collaborate and O'Reilly MySQL conferences mark an exciting milestone in the development of the MySQL Cluster database.
MySQL Cluster is already proven as a write-scalable, real-time transactional database, combining 99.999% availability with the low TCO of open source. With a distributed, multi-master architecture and no single point of failure, MySQL Cluster scales horizontally on commodity hardware to serve read and write intensive workloads.
With these enhancements announced in the Development Milestone Release, MySQL Cluster can be extended to serve a broader range of workloads.
Summary of Key Enhancements
The MySQL Cluster 7.2 Development Milestone Release and latest labs.mysql.com builds deliver enhancements based on input from the community and customers, including support for the memcached NoSQL API, faster JOIN performance and simplified administration: