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What Is GaussDB(for MySQL)?

Updated at:Nov 16, 2020 GMT+08:00

GaussDB(for MySQL) is the latest generation enterprise-class distributed database from Huawei. It is fully compatible with MySQL and provides high scalability and massive storage capacity. It uses a decoupled compute and storage architecture and supports up to 128 TB of storage. With GaussDB(for MySQL), there is no need to deal with sharding, and no need to worry about data loss. It combines the performance and availability of commercial databases with the cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

A GaussDB(for MySQL) DB instance consists of one primary node (write node) and multiple read replicas (read-only nodes). They share the underlying DFV storage.

DB Engines and Versions lists the versions supported by GaussDB(for MySQL).

Using GaussDB(for MySQL)

You can use GaussDB(for MySQL) in either of the following ways:

Management console: You can create and manage GaussDB(for MySQL) DB instances on the web-based management console.

To help you better use GaussDB(for MySQL), see What Is GaussDB(for MySQL)? and Basic Concepts.

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