Re: Is mysql 3.2x stable enough for HA requirement?
i totally agree. I used postgres in prod in several cases and it never
fall, got stucked or anything. Especially if you need transaction, i think
postgres is the way to go.., otherwise, text files is a very solid approach
On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 07:20:02PM +1200, Dave Watkins wrote:
> Hi Patrick
> MySQL replication is only one way in 3.2x so all writes have to be sent to
> the master server, but the reads can be done from the slaves. If you loose
> a slave then no big deal round robin DNS alone should take care of that
> with very little impact, but if you loose the master then you can't perform
> any writes until it's back up and running.
> If you can't live with the risk of data loss then question 2 is really
> irrelevent, and so if most of question 3. InnoDB is the only transaction
> capable DB format MySQL supports so even if it is slower, what choice do
> you have? The only question left is: Is it reliable enough for a production
> environment? Usually when faced with that question I use PostgreSQL.
> At 14:23 1/04/2002 +0800, Patrick Hsieh wrote:
> >I am planing to have some woody with mysql-server running on a
> >mission-critical environment. My criteria is:
> >1. HA requirement:
> >By using mysql built-in replication, I'd like to have a load-balancing
> >and fail-over mysql clusters
> >2. minimal data loss risk
> >How much can mysql 3.2x guarentee the minimization of data loss?
> >3. InnoDB and MyISAM impact on performance and management?
> >Since we need transaction, InnoDB is the only choice. Is there any
> >performance or management impact between InnoDB and MyISAM?
> >Is InnoDB reliable enough for productive environment?
> >Any experience highly appreciated.
> >Patrick Hsieh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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