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Mysql Support On VMWare (Doc ID 1383964.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

To answer questions regarding deploying MySQL in a Virtualized Environment.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1) Is MySQL supported on VMWare, Docker, Microsoft Hyper-V or other Virtualization Software?
 2) Do you have any certification matrix about what version is supported on what version of Operating systems.
Solution
 ISSUES WITH Virtualization Software
- Be aware about the potential problems when using Virtualization Software .
The usual ones are related to Performance, Performance Degradations, Slowness or unpredictability of Disk, I/O, Network, and Memory
 ALTERNATE SOLUTIONS to VMWARE
- We at Oracle, provide virtualization solutions such like Oracle VM and VirtualBox.
Contact MyOracle Support to get more information regarding this. If you can run Oracle MySQL on the Oracle stack you get a solution fully supported by Oracle .
In other cases you may need to deal with multiple vendors.
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