Setting Up MySQL Cluster Software Using Solaris Zones Partitioning Technology

Hashamkha Pathan, August 2008


This document describes how to set up MySQL Cluster software in a Solaris Zones environment, as if it were running on independent physical servers. This setup is useful for replicating an environment in-house without using multiple physical systems. The author shows that it is also possible to extend the setup to use Solaris Zones on different physical systems.

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  • Introduction
  • Steps for Setting Up MySQL Cluster Software With Solaris Zones
    • 1. Create Solaris Zones
      • 1.1 Create the Zones Using the Command Line
      • 1.2 Create the Zones Using a Script
    • 2. Install MySQL Cluster Software
      • 2.1 Download and Install MySQL Cluster Software for the Solaris OS for x64 Platforms
      • 2.2 Set Up the Configuration for the MySQL Server ( my.cnf)
      • 2.3 Verify Access to the MySQL Server
      • 2.4 Modify root User Environment ( .profile)
    • 3. Configure and Test MySQL Cluster Software
      • 3.1 Configure the Management Node
      • 3.2 Configure the Data and SQL Nodes
      • 3.3 Start and Stop the Cluster
      • 3.4 Test the Cluster Operation
  • Acknowledgments

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