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From:Murad Nayal Date:March 14 2003 3:53pm
Subject:Re: running an mysql client on a linux cluster?
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Thanks a lot Walt,

do you happen to have any code examples/fragments handy you can share? 

thanks again

walt wrote:
> Murad Nayal wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I wonder if anyone has encountered this problem before and has any
> > ideas. I need to run programs on a linux cluster that make client
> > connections to an mysql database on a different server. this linux
> > cluster is set up where only the main node has an internet connection.
> > so the problem is how make it possible for programs running on the
> > internal nodes to make connections to the mysql server. This may not be
> > a strictly an mysql question. but I am in a little bit of a bind and
> > would greatly appreciate any help if anyone has experience dealing with
> > a similar situation.
> >
> > many thanks
> >
> > Murad
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> Murad,
> You could write a program that runs on the master node which makes the request on
> behalf of the slave/secondary nodes and then returns the result back. We use
> something
> similar to this that we call a broker. The broker is the only thing that "talks"
> to the database.
> All clients make requests to the broker , the broker gets/updates the info, and
> returns the result
> to the client. It's a very simple concept and has worked well.  We wrote it to
> get around Oracle
> licensing (only one user connected to the db, but we could handle requests from
> multiple
> web servers).
> Hope this helps!
> walt

Murad Nayal M.D. Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
630 West 168th Street. New York, NY 10032
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