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How To Architect MySQL for Zero Downtime Maintenance
Think about it - your application needs to be online and available for the business to run. Downtime is to be avoided like the plague. The buzz is all about five nines of uptime.
How do we as systems architects, DBAs and sysadmins create an environment where routine maintenance is not a thing to be feared and put off, but embraced to allow for proper and needed updates and upgrades to take place?