One of the things I really like about Solaris (and OpenSolaris)
is the Services Management Framework (SMF). And one of the things I like about my job is
the opportunity to learn and work with new stuff. And, of course,
the best way to learn something "non-lethal" is to try it
yourself and do something with it.
So, how about using SMF for managing a MySQL Cluster setup? Something simple like two data nodes, one mgmt node, and one MySQL server node running on one OS instance? Sounds like a good exercise and, from a quick search, I couldn't find where it had …