Archive for March 2014

FreeNAS Configuration

This post is part of a series that will deal with setting up a MySQL shared storage cluster using VirtualBox & FreeNAS. This post deals with the configuration of FreeNAS. Fire up VirtualBox and go into FreeNAS > Settings > Storage. Add a SCSI controller with a 2GB disk. Added a second disk 1GB in […]

Planning the cluster configuration

This post is part of a series that will deal with setting up a MySQL shared storage cluster using VirtualBox & FreeNAS. In this post we specify some brief details of the cluster configuration. Please note this post will be updated in the near future.  

Aria Storage Engine Primer

I’m looking into HA MySQL at the moment. With these types of technologies you need to have a crash-safe storage engine in use. MyISAM just won’t cut it. While my long-term goal is to move to a fully-transactional storage engine, for example InnoDB, I’m looking at other possibilities. Changing to a fully-transactional storage engine may […]