Cost-Effective And Efficient Scaling of MySQL Cluster

MySQL Cluster data nodes can run on commodity hardware and have very few requirements. This means that you can

  • Create large-scale clusters on relatively inexpensive computers
  • Easily, extend a running cluster by adding data nodes while the cluster is operational

In a simple cluster, you can add a new data node by copying a single binary to the new host and executing it with an option that refers to the cluster's management node. Then redistribute (more...)