How To Create a Multi-Node MySQL Cluster

The MySQL Cluster distributed database provides high availability and throughput for your MySQL database management system. A MySQL Cluster consists of one or more management nodes (ndb_mgmd) that store the cluster’s configuration and control the data nodes (ndbd), where cluster data is stored. In this tutorial we’ll set up two servers as data nodes, and a third server as the Cluster Manager and the MySQL client. Choose your operating system below to get started.