New release demonstrates up to 200 million reads per second and enhanced high availability for online transaction processing
Redwood Shores, Calif. – February 26, 2015 – Oracle today announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.4. The new release delivers greater performance, high availability, and advanced management capabilities to power highly demanding telecommunications, web, mobile, and cloud services.
“With digital proliferation generating more data than ever before, businesses need online transaction processing to be as efficient and performant as possible,” said Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL engineering, Oracle. “With no single point of failure, MySQL Cluster 7.4 provides high performance to a wide range of application requirements for a user base that spans administrators of major telecommunications subscriber databases to providers of next-generation web, cloud, social, and mobile applications. The new release is a significant update that not only improves overall performance but eases the management efforts for database administrators and DevOps teams.”
MySQL Cluster is an open source, ACID-compliant transactional database designed to deliver real-time in-memory performance and 99.999 percent availability. It powers the subscriber databases of major communications service providers and is used in global fraud detection for financial transactions. The latest 7.4 release builds upon a series of development milestone releases that have enabled users to preview, test, and provide feedback during the development process. Enhancements include:
- New reports on distributed memory use and database operations, enabling more effective management;
- Additional performance tuning options;
- Faster online maintenance operations, including the ability to roll out software upgrades as much as 5x faster.
- MySQL Cluster 7.4 is available for download here. Terms, conditions, and restrictions apply.
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