Friday, August 24, 2012

Avoiding a MySQL Data Blackout in Amazon

MySQL data rules the cloud, but recent experience shows us that there's no substitute for maintaining copies of data, across availability zones, when it comes to Amazon Web Services (AWS) data resilience.

In this video (recording of our 8/23/12 webcast), we survey technologies for maintaining real-time copies of your data and the pros & cons of each. We conclude with a live demonstration of a distributed MySQL solution with Continuent Tungsten clusters working across multiple AWS Availability Zones.