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Running XtraDB on Amazon Web Services?

no1youknowzno1youknowz ContributorInactive User Role Beginner
I have 3 Servers running PXC on AWS.

I have 1 server running in each Availability Zone.

Amazon say they do maintenance on their boxes once a month and for about 30 minutes the server may go down. I don't know, I have just started using them.

Has anyone experienced any issues with AWS from running a cluster stand point?

What if the Master goes down for about 30 minutes? What will this really affect.

I'm not too worried about 1 node going down for 30 minutes.



  • przemekprzemek Percona Support Engineer Percona Staff Role
    What do you mean by 'master'? :)
    All depends on the workload and gcache size set. If the writes that happened in the cluster during these 30 minutes can still fit in gcache - the node that had maintenance will sync with the cluster using IST state transfer and will continue functioning.
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