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MySQL's Distributed Database.

"MySQL Cluster is often confused with other cluster technologies; please use the "ndbcluster" tag instead.

Technically, "MySQL Cluster" is the Distributed Database technology that provides

  • Shared-nothing clustering
  • Auto-sharding
  • 99.999 % Availability

MySQL Cluster is implemented through the NDB or NDBCLUSTER storage engine for MySQL ("NDB" stands for Network Database).

Contrast: Galera, PXC, InnoDB Cluster.

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