> -----Original Message-----
> From: John McCaskey [mailto:johnm@stripped]
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 17:01
> To: Joshua Beall
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: Clustering and a large database
> Yes, mysql clustering is a ram only database. It does not
> make sense to use it if you have a very large database.
> You can use master/slave functionality and use whatever table type you
> like. But using the newer clustering technology you have no
> choice but to use the ndb table type which is ram only.
Once the clustering functionality is available with other table types
(which are not RAM only), then clustering will be feasible for larger