The Sky's the limit: hints and best practices to integrate and run MySQL on standard servers and in the cloud
The majority of the IT Managers, Systems and Database Administrators today are interested in public, private and hybrid clouds. Unfortunately, relational databases are not cloud-friendly and the deployment of MySQL in cloud infrastructures creates many new issues in terms of scalability, performance, security and integration with non-cloud infrastructures.
This presentation will address the various aspects to consider when MySQL is deployed in private and public clouds. We will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of a deployment of MySQL in the cloud, in order to understand when it is a good fit. We will finally review how to integrate cloud and non-cloud deployments, specifically from a DBA perspective.