MySQL ClusterOracle has announced the release of a new version of MySQL Cluster 7.3

The new version of the software package for the deployment of cluster configurations based on the MySQL simplifies the ability for developers to extend their applications to real-time database with high availability, scalability and fault tolerance.

MySQL Cluster provides a number of advanced features, including built-in support for foreign keys, auto installer, browser-based and improved scalability in processing streams of connections – which further helps to ensure compliance with the requirements of end-users to the database high availability requirements the new generation of cloud-based, communication and web- services.

In addition, the built-in integration with MySQL 5.6 Server enables developers to share data storage mechanisms (storage engines; component DBMS) InnoDB and MySQL Cluster in a single application based on MySQL 5.6. Continue reading