On 5 February 2015 at 23:07, Clint Byrum <cl...@fewbar.com> wrote: > Excerpts from Avishay Traeger's message of 2015-02-04 22:19:53 -0800: > > On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 11:00 PM, Robert Collins < > robe...@robertcollins.net> > > wrote: > > > > > On 5 February 2015 at 10:24, Joshua Harlow <harlo...@outlook.com> > wrote: > > > > How interesting, > > > > > > > > Why are people using galera if it behaves like this? :-/ > > > > > > Because its actually fairly normal. In fact its an instance of point 7 > > > on https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/BasicDesignTenets - one of our > > > oldest wiki pages :). > > > > > > > When I hear MySQL I don't exactly think of eventual consistency (#7), > > scalability (#1), horizontal scalability (#4), etc. > > For the past few months I have been advocating implementing an > alternative > > to db/sqlalchemy, but of course it's a huge undertaking. NoSQL (or even > > distributed key-value stores) should be considered IMO. Just some food > for > > thought :) > > > > I know it is popular to think that MySQL* == old slow and low-scale, but > that is only popular with those who have not actually tried to scale > MySQL. You may want to have a chat with the people running MySQL at > Google, Facebook, and a long tail of not quite as big sites but still > massively bigger than most clouds. Note that many of the people who > helped those companies scale up are involved directly with OpenStack. > > Just an aside: Youtube relies completely on MySQL for all of it's database traffic, but uses a layer on top of it called Vitess  to allow it to scale.
: https://github.com/youtube/vitess > The NoSQL bits that are popular out there make the easy part easy. There > is no magic bullet for the hard part, which is when you need to do both > synchronous and asynchronous. Factor in its maturity and the breadth of > talent available, and I'll choose MySQL for this task every time. > > * Please let's also give a nod to our friends working on MariaDB, a > MySQL-compatible fork that many find preferrable and for the purposes > of this discussion, equivalent. > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev >
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