Sun Cluster Data Service for MySQL Guide for Solaris OS

Sun Cluster HA for MySQL Overview

The MySQL software delivers a fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.MySQL is a trademark of MySQL ABTM.

MySQL is freely available under the GNU General Public License, and you can downloaded it from

The Sun Cluster HA for MySQL data service provides a mechanism for orderly startup and shutdown, fault monitoring and automatic failover of the MySQL service. The following MySQL components are protected by the Sun Cluster HA for MySQL data service.

Table 1–2 Protection of Components


Protected by 

MySQL server 

Sun Cluster HA for MySQL