Continuent has traditionally had a relaxed policy about Linux platform support for customers using our products.
While it is possible to install and run Continuent Tungsten products (i.e. Cluster/Replicator/etc.) inside Docker containers, there are many reasons why this is not a good idea.
As background, every database node in a Tungsten Cluster runs at least three (3) layers or services:
- MySQL Server (i.e. MySQL Community or Enterprise, MariaDB or Percona Server)
- Tungsten Manager, which handles health-checking, signaling and failover decisions (Java-based)
- Tungsten Replicator, which handles the movement of events from the MySQL master server binary logs to the slave databases nodes (Java-based)
Optionally, a …[Read more]