MySQL Multi-Master Replication Failover - A step-by-step explanation

How to setup a MySQL cluster with Automatic failover for HA

Walter Heck

Playlists: 'froscon2009' videos starting here / audio

This talk will show you how to setup a cluster of MySQL servers that use the MMM software to create the ability to have Master-Master Active-Passive failover. An explanation of the software involved and the structure needed, as well as an in-dept overview of what is needed will be given.

Overview of topics handled in the presentation:

- What is MMM (and what is it not)?

- The architecture that will be setup
-6 servers: 1 web, 1 monitoring, 2 databas masters, 2 database slaves
- Overview of what is needed for this setup
-network security: ports and interfaces
-software: MMM, OurDelta MySQL build
-OS: Linux
- OS configuration
- MySQL Replication setup
- Install MMM
- Configure MMM
- custom checker threads
- angel daemons
- general operation of MMM
- monitoring
- pitfalls

- Conclusion
- Questions