MySQL has an extensive range of high-availability solutions (http://www.mysql.com/products/enterprise/high_availability.html) to suit many different use cases and deployment needs. This list spans from the time-tested – yet continuously-improved – MySQL replication to the just-released MySQL Fabric, giving users many certified solutions for highly available MySQL deployments. The list is growing yet again, with Oracle Clusterware adding support for MySQL.
Oracle’s Clusterware product is the foundation for the Oracle RAC, and has been battle-tested for high availability support for Oracle database, as well as other Oracle applications. This technology is now available as part of the MySQL Enterprise subscription, and – like all Oracle commercial products – is[Read more...]