Sometimes it can be useful to take a step back and look at the world from a bit larger distance than usual. So in this blog, I will take a look at the high level architecture of MySQL Server.
Overview of the MySQL Server Architecture
For the discussion I will be referring to the the following figure that shows some of the features and plugins of MySQL. Orange boxes are available both for the community version and the commercial (enterprise) version, whereas red means the plugin is exclusive for the commercial version. Ellipsoid elements are …[Read more]