Tag Archives: MySQL Cluster 7.2

MySQL Cluster Auto-Installer – labs release

Deploying a well configured cluster has just got a lot easier! Oracle have released a new auto-installer/configurator for MySQL Cluster that makes the processes extremely simple while making sure that the cluster is well configured for your application. The installer is part of MySQL Cluster 7.3 and so is not yet GA but it can also be used on MySQL Cluster 7.2.…

Optimizing Performance of the MySQL Cluster Database – White Paper update

Engineering threads within a Data Node
Engineering threads within a Data Node
A new version of the white paper “Guide to Optimizing Performance of the MySQL Cluster Database” has been released; download it here.

This paper steps you through:

  • Identifying if your application is a good fit for MySQL Cluster
  • Measuring performance and identifying problem performance areas to address
  • Optimizing performance:
    • Access patterns
    • Using Adaptive Query Localization for complex Joins
    • Distribution aware applications
    • Batching operations
    • Schema optimizations
    • Query optimization
    • Parameter tuning
    • Connection pools
    • Multi-Threaded Data Nodes
    • Alternative APIs
    • Hardware enhancements
    • Miscellaneous
  • Scaling MySQL Cluster by Adding Nodes

As well as the kind of regular updates that are needed from time to time, this version includes the extra opportunities for optimizations that are available with MySQL Cluster 7.2 such as faster joins and engineering the threads within a multi-threaded data node.…

MySQL Cluster running on Raspberry Pi

MySQL Cluster running on Raspberry Pi
MySQL Cluster running on Raspberry Pi

I start a long weekend tonight and it’s the kids’ last day of school before their school holidays and so last night felt like the right time to play a bit. This week I received my Raspberry Pi – if you haven’t heard of it then you should take a look at the Raspberry Pi FAQ – basically it’s a ridiculously cheap ($25 or $35 if you want the top of the range model) ARM based PC that’s the size of a credit card.…