John Sequeira

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Friday, April 23, 2004

MySQL Clustering v1.0 ...

only works if you can put all your data in RAM, according to O'Reilly's Andy Oram. That's a big limitation.

OTOH, he also mentions that there are commercial alternatives for MySQL clustering that don't have this limitation, like Emic - clustered MySQL

If you don't need a true RAC-like single-system image, but can deal with a replicated solution, you can do what Sabre did for their MySQL cluster and choose a commercial replication solution:

Also via Jeremy Z, very cool slides on LiveJournal's porgression from vanilla LAMP to fault-tolerant megasite:

I have to say, I love case studies like this. They're great ammo if you need to pitch an open source alternative, or maybe just keep your Oracle rep honest.
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