On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 12:32:41PM -0400, Perrin Harkins wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 11:28 -0500, Jeremy Brooks wrote:
> > There's also clustering in MySQL 5 that looks very enticing to me as an
> > additional layer or scale out and redundancy. It's not your typical
> > master/slave scenario and actaully allows for real load balancing and
> > failover.

>
> It's a pretty limited system, as described here:
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/...mitations.html
>
> No referential integrity and no disk storage (!) are the main issues for


It _is_ stored on disk, save for powerfailures, but all the data needs to
fit in ram. So it's limited to the amount of ram you can give mysql.


> me. It might be okay for transient data that you don't care about
> losing if the power goes out.
>
> - Perrin
>


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