MySql Load balancing Solutions?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Thu Feb 3 01:32:08 PST 2005

On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 01:46:22PM -0700, Nick Pavlica wrote:

>   MySql 4.1 has been the production release since 4.1.7 and are
> currently at the 4.1.9 release.  You could look into the seperate
> MySql Cluster product, but it is around $5k per cpu last time I
> checked.

Uh --- MySQL Cluster is a standard part of 4.1.9.  You just have to
install the mysql41-server port WITH_NDB=yes, which gets you a bunch
of extra executables, mostly in /usr/local/libexec, including ndb_mgmd
and ndbd.  See:

I set up a system using these just yesterday, and it's working like a
charm (so far...)



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