In the following section, we provide answers to questions that are most frequently asked about DRBD and resources.
22.214.171.124: Where can I get more information about MySQL for DRBD?
126.96.36.199: Does MySQL offer professional consulting to help with designing a DRBD system?
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: Are pre-built binaries or RPMs available?
220.127.116.11: Is there a dedicated discussion forum for MySQL High-Availability?
18.104.22.168: Does MySQL offer support for DRBD and Linux Heartbeat from MySQL?
Questions and Answers
For more information about MySQL for DRBD, including a technical white paper please see: http://www.mysql.com/products/enterprise/drbd.html.
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.
For MySQL-specific DRBD documentation, see Section 14.1, “Using MySQL with DRBD”.
For general DRBD documentation, see DRBD User's Guide.
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.
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.