In the following section, we answer questions that are frequently
asked about MySQL Cluster and the
A.10.1: Which versions of the MySQL software support Cluster? Do I have to compile from source?
Questions and Answers
MySQL Cluster is not supported in MySQL Server 5.7 releases. Instead, MySQL Cluster is released as a separate product, available as MySQL Cluster NDB 7.2 and MySQL Cluster NDB 7.3. You should use MySQL Cluster NDB 7.3 for new deployments, and plan to upgrade if you are using a previous version of MySQL Cluster. For an overview of improvements made in MySQL Cluster NDB 7.2, see MySQL Cluster Development in MySQL Cluster NDB 7.2; for information about improvements made in MySQL Cluster NDB 7.3, see MySQL Cluster Development in MySQL Cluster NDB 7.3.
The development version of MySQL Cluster is based on version 7.4
NDB storage engine and MySQL
Server 5.6, and is currently available for testing and
evaluation. The most recent MySQL Cluster NDB 7.4 release can be
obtained from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/cluster/. For
more information about MySQL Cluster NDB 7.4, see
MySQL Cluster Development in MySQL Cluster NDB 7.4.