For this next blog in our Continuent MySQL Use Case series, we’re diving into a sub-series on the topic of ‘multi-master MySQL’.
We’ll cover three (3) multi-master MySQL use cases as part of this sub-series focusing first on e-commerce to start with, and then following up with use cases from financial services and telecommunications.
Multi-master replication for MySQL typically means that a user can write to any master node knowing that the write will be eventually consistent for all nodes in the cluster; unlike regular MySQL replication, where writes have to be applied to the sole master to ensure that it will be synched to all the slaves.
The First Multi-master Customer
The first Continuent multi-master customer is a leading fashion e-commerce company with sites servicing customers across the globe.
More specifically, it has four multi-brand online stores and several online flagship stores …[Read more]