Sharding, and all that
paulm at paulm.com
Thu Dec 18 12:53:35 GMT 2008
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Mark Fowler <mark at twoshortplanks.com> wrote:
> It's nearly the new year and the time for new projects. On my project radar for next year is "consider (better) sharding our MySQL database."
There's a bunch of articles on Flickr out there, this one seems pretty decent,
> Now I understand the basic principles behind this and can, if needs be, implement my own wheel, but before I do I'd love to find out what everyone else is doing. Are there any good reference sites out there - MySQL sharding success stories if you will - and how did they do it? I'm pretty sure that everyone does it slightly differently but the more things I can look at before considering my own implementation, the better.
> Hot technologies (by which I mean what blogs and google have been throwing at me recently) include:
> - Spock Proxy
> - MySQL Clustering
> - Implementing it at the app level.
> What's the collective group think on these? Obviously (for this list, at least) the app that will be accessing the database is Perl based, so I'm only considering compatible technologies at the moment.
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