Basics 102: Introduction to Tungsten Clustering

This 30 minutes training session provides an introduction to how Tungsten Clustering for MySQL / MariaDB / Percona Server works, its basic principles, understanding Tungsten Clustering topologies, failover, rolling maintenance and related tools.

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  • Review the key benefits offered by Tungsten Clustering
  • Examine the Tungsten Clustering architecture
  • Tungsten Cluster Topologies for MySQL High Availability and Disaster Recovery
    • Composite vs Multi-Site/Multi-Master
  • Review automatic and manual failover
  • Explore the concepts of a rolling maintenance procedure
  • Study key resources to monitor and manage the cluster


Chris Parker
Customer Success Director – EMEA, Continuent

Chris is based in the UK, and has over 20 years of experience working as a database administrator. Prior to joining Continuent, Chris managed large-scale Oracle and MySQL deployments at Warner Bros., BBC, and prior to joining the Continuent Team, he worked at the online fashion company, Net-A-Porter.

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