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Davies: MySQL Cluster: Two Webserver Setup

Dec 21, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alex Davies)

"This HOWTO was designed for a classic setup of two servers behind a loadbalancer. The aim is to have true redundancy - either server can be unplugged and yet the site will remain up.

"You MUST have a third server as a managment node but this can be shut down after the cluster starts. Also note that I do not recommend shutting down the managment server (see the extra notes at the bottom of this document for more information). You can not run a mysql cluster with just two servers And have true redundancy..."

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