[Linux-cluster] Help needed for mysql cluster

Mohd Irwan Jamaluddin mij at irwan.name
Thu Aug 30 01:11:33 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Rajendra Roka <rajenddra at gmail.com> wrote:

> Currently we have mysql cluster running in RHEL 6.3 with 2 vmware guest
> and using a single share storage through RDM(Raw Device Mapping)
> We don't need high performance multi master environment, but we want to
> enable high availablity just incase of one server goes down for mentenence
> or any other purpose second node takes over.
> Current configuration is working fine since we have a single data store
> but that's preventing the functionality of V-Motion in Vmware environment.
> To avoid this problem, I would like to develop a cluster with local
> storage(i.e. vm's local storage rather than using RDM). Our databases are
> not really bigger and we never have performance issue here.
> Is there any way we can have 2 identical copies of mysql database so if
> master/primary node goes down another one takes over? I don't care if there
> is right solution in master/slave mysql environment.
> as long as that works in high avaliablity. I've heard about DRBD but not
> sure if that is the right solution in database environment.
> Please help.
DRBD for MySQL is not a bad idea. I suggest you to read

This is my experience a long time ago: http://blog.irwan.name/?p=118
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