Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Applies to:MySQL Cluster - Version 7.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
MySQL Cluster is really good at scalability. However, several types of read operation will not scale out very well. To work around such a scalability problem, having a InnoDB slaves is a reasonable solution. To have an InnoDB slave without service interruption, MySQL Cluster native backup should be employed as a restoration method. Because, it is not possible to use mysqldump without stopping the cluster; taking a backup on a single user mode is recommended, nor MySQL Enterprise Backup doesn't support MySQL Cluster.
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