By Lenz Grimmer on Feb 03, 2009
We received a number of followup questions from our readers, requesting more technical background information. For example, Mark Callaghan was wondering about the following:
- How is failure detection done?
- How is promotion of a slave to the master done after failure detection?
- How are other slaves failed to the new master?
I asked Detlef to elaborate some more on the technical details of this solution. Here's his very exhaustive reply, thank you very much, Detlef!
I would also like to point out that he'll be speaking about Solutions for High Availability and Disaster Recovery with MySQL at this year's MySQL Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, which will take place on April 20-23, 2009.
But now without further ado, here are Detlef's answers:[Read More]