Beyond simple basic vitualization, there are added new and interesting layers of management abstractions and features offered that MySQL users will benefit from by understanding. Being aware of how you might use these features in your enterprise may be beneficial in your next architecture design. To assist we explored using those HA, FT, load balancing features in VMware in the context MySQL. So if your interested please check out the mysql whitepaper http://preview.tinyurl.com/y8n9ktq
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