MySQL Fabric is a very promising sharding framework. If I take Ulf Wendel definition of MySQL Fabric :
MySQL Fabric is an administration tool to build large “farms” of MySQL servers. In its most basic form, a farm is a collection of MySQL Replication clusters. In its most advanced form, a farm is a collection of [...]
As alway with new technology there is always different approaches regarding the adoption. You can try to use the bleeding edge features or start with a very standard configuration. My personal advise to new users is to start with the most basic configuration.
This allow you to get familiar with the fundamentals : – how [...]
Last week Solutions Linux / Open Source event was held in Paris.
Kuassi MENSAH (Head of Product Management Database Technologies, Oracle Corporation) presented the open source Oracle strategy. Linux, MySQL, virtualization, GlassFish, Eclipse, dynamic scripting languages ,… etc . It was well received by the audience. Knowing that MySQL organization will be kept safe in Oracle is perceived as a nice move.
Florian Haas(LINBIT) gave a tutorial on DRBD and did some demos with NFS and video streaming. And of course he reminded people that now since Linux 2.6.33, DRBD is officially integrated into the Linux kernel source. DRBD making the push for mainline Linux kernel is going to make HA easier.