Following the release of MySQL Cluster 7.2, the Engineering has been busy publishing a range of new performance benchmarks, most recently delivering 1.2 Billion UPDATE operations per Minute across a cluster of 30 x commodity Intel Xeon E5-based servers.
Figure 1: Linear Scaling of Write Operations
These performance tests have been run on the flexAsynch benchmark, so in the this blog, I wanted to provide a little more detail on that benchmark, and provide guidance on how you can use it in your own performance evaluations.
FlexAsynch is an open source, highly adaptable test suite that can be downloaded as part of the MySQL Cluster source tarball under the <storage/ndb/test/ndbapi> directory.
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