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ADTmag: Open-Source MySQL DBMS Adds Clustering Tech

Mar 26, 2004, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John K. Waters)

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"Swedish open-source database maker MySQL AB plans to release a new clustered database product with high-availability support next month, company officials disclosed. The new MySQL Cluster combines the company's flagship open-source database with a clustering architecture officials say is designed to deliver database applications with so-called five-nines availability (99.999%, or less than five minutes of downtime per year).

"The new cluster capabilities are based on technology from Alzato, a start-up venture created by European telecom equipment maker Ericsson in 2000 and acquired by MySQL AB last October..."

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