First I want to thank everyone who attended my May 21, 2020 webinar “How Safe is Asynchronous Master-Master Setup in MySQL?“. Recording and slides are available on the webinar page.
Here are answers to the questions from participants which I was not able to provide during the webinar.
Q: What do you generally think of hosting Relational Databases on VM’s as opposed to Bare metals?
A: With modern hardware and modern virtual machines this is absolutely possible. I know about many successful high loaded applications that run MySQL on VMs.
Just note that running a few VMs on a single physical machine may lead to resource loss rather than saving. For …[Read more]