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 low-level C++-language NDB API (see MySQL NDB Cluster API Developer Guide), the C-language MGM API for communicating with and controlling NDB Cluster management servers (see Chapter 3, The MGM API), and the MySQL NDB Cluster Connector for Java, which is a collection of Java APIs for writing applications against NDB Cluster, including JDBC, JPA, and ClusterJ (see Chapter 4, MySQL NDB Cluster Connector for Java).
NDB Cluster 8.0 also provides support for applications written using
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
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 8.0.29. 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 7.3. Users of older NDB Cluster releases should upgrade to the latest available release of NDB Cluster 8.0, which is the most recent GA release series.
For more information about NDB 8.0, see What is New in NDB Cluster.
For legal information, see the Legal Notices.
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