On Tuesday, November 3rd there will be a webinar on MySQL Cluster Performance Tuning.
Presenting will be Johan A. our resident MySQL Cluster expert, so this will be an excellent time to get some practical tips on tuning MySQL Cluster. I'll be also assisting the panel answering any questions you might have.
Are you experiencing current performance bottlenecks in your high availability applications ? Are you designing a new mission-critical application and want to know how best to structure your schema and index strategy for optimal performance? Interested in how to transform your SQL into faster, more efficient queries?
Then this free web presentation is for you! You will get expert insight and learn best practices to help you identify those areas of database and application design that will give you the greatest benefits for performance when using MySQL Cluster.
We will discuss guidelines and best practices covering the following areas:
General Design Concepts and Guidelines
- BLOB/Text vs VARBINARY/VARCHAR
- Partition by Key
Index Selection and Tuning
Basic Query Tuning
MySQL Cluster Parameter Tuning Guidelines
Tools to accelerate application development and testing
On Wednesday, August 12th there will be a webinar introducing new features in MySQL Cluster 7.0. Presenting are Andrew Morgan and Mat Keep (MySQL Cluster Product Management).
I'll be assisting the panel answering any questions you might have.
Whether you're racing to introduce a new service, or trying to manage an avalanche of data in real time, your database has to be scalable, fast and highly available to meet ever-changing market conditions and stringent SLAs.
By attending this webinar, you will learn more about the next generation of MySQL Cluster, and how it enables you to deliver 99.999% database availability, with real time performance and linear scalability, while slashing TCO.
Boasting a range of breakthrough capabilities, MySQL Cluster 7.0 will enable you to stay ahead of your most demanding, mission-critical application requirements. Enhanced scalability delivers higher database performance with fewer nodes to simplify deployment and administration. Expanded platform support and interoperability delivers more choice in both the development and deployment of MySQL Cluster. Simplified cluster monitoring tools reduce DBA administration overhead and operational costs.
Sailfin is the open source implementation of Sun Glassfish Communications Server which basically is Glassfish with support for SIP servlets. It allows you to create converged communication services and has some interesting features that together with MySQL Cluster creates very a nice highly available and high performance service execution environment (a white paper on this at mysql.com).
MySQL Cluster (NDB Storage Engine) is a shared-nothing distributed in-memory database with support for disk-data tables as well. It provides a DB environment with high availability, near-linear scalability, realtime performance, automatic and user defined data partitioning, load balancing and transparent failover.
The data is distributed using a partitioning key (hash calculated on primary key as default) so the performance is especially great for primary key lookups and parallel data access.