In the following section, we provide answers to questions that are most frequently asked about DRBD and resources.
126.96.36.199: Does MySQL offer support for DRBD and Linux Heartbeat from MySQL?
188.8.131.52: Does MySQL have documentation to help me with the installation and configuration of DRBD and Linux Heartbeat?
184.108.40.206: Does MySQL offer professional consulting to help with designing a DRBD system?
220.127.116.11: Are pre-built binaries or RPMs available?
18.104.22.168: Is there a dedicated discussion forum for MySQL High-Availability?
22.214.171.124: Where can I get more information about MySQL for DRBD?
Questions and Answers
Yes. Support for DRBD is available with an add-on subscription to MySQL Enterprise called “DRBD for MySQL”. For more information about support options for DRBD see: http://mysql.com/products/enterprise/features.html.
For the list of supported Linux distributions, please see: http://www.mysql.com/support/supportedplatforms/enterprise.html.
DRBD is only available on Linux. DRBD is not available on Windows, MacOS, Solaris, HPUX, AIX, FreeBSD, or other non-Linux platforms.
For MySQL-specific DRBD documentation, see Section 14.1, “Using MySQL with DRBD”.
For general DRBD documentation, see DRBD User's Guide.
Yes. MySQL offers consulting for the design, installation, configuration, and monitoring of high availability DRBD. For more information concerning a High Availability Jumpstart, please see: http://www.mysql.com/consulting/packaged/scaleout.html.
Yes. “DRBD for MySQL” is an add-on subscription to MySQL Enterprise, which provides pre-built binaries for DRBD. For more information, see: http://mysql.com/products/enterprise/features.html.
For more information about MySQL for DRBD, including a technical white paper please see: DRBD for MySQL High Availability.