This is the MySQL NDB Cluster API Developer Guide, which provides
information about developing applications using NDB Cluster as a
data store. Application interfaces covered in this Guide include the
API for the MySQL
storage engine, the C-language
API for communicating with and controlling NDB
Cluster management servers, and the
MySQL Cluster Connector for Java,
which is a collection of Java APIs for writing applications against
NDB Cluster, including JDBC, JPA, and ClusterJ.
NDB Cluster also provides support for the Memcache API; for more information, see Chapter 6, ndbmemcache—Memcache API for NDB Cluster.
NDB Cluster 7.3 and later also provides support for applications
This Guide includes concepts, terminology, class and function
references, practical examples, common problems, and tips for using
these APIs in applications. It also contains information about NDB
internals that may be of interest to developers working with
NDB, such as
employed between nodes,
file systems used by
management nodes and data nodes,
error messages, and
DUMP) commands in the management client.
The information presented in this guide is current for recent releases of NDB Cluster up to and including NDB Cluster 7.5.7. Due to significant functional and other changes in NDB Cluster and its underlying APIs, you should not expect this information to apply to previous releases of the NDB Cluster software prior to NDB Cluster 7.2. Users of older NDB Cluster releases should upgrade to the latest available GA release of NDB Cluster 7.5.
This guide also contains information relating to NDB Cluster 7.6, now under development, and available as a Developer Preview for testing and evaluation purposes. For more information, see What is New in NDB Cluster 7.6.
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