Virtualization for MySQL on VMware: Best Practices and Performance Guide
Publisher : Sun Microsystems
Latest Version : April 14, 2009
Sun/MySQL and VMware jointly ran tests for MySQL on VMware® ESX in order to: - Provide a comparison of virtualized instances of MySQL Server instances running on VMware ESX with non-virtualized MySQL Server instances running on an equivalent hardware server. - Provide "Best Practice" configuration guidance for running MySQL Server in a virtualized VMware environment In summary, performance variance is minimal on a properly configured system, as shown in tests on a typical small to medium business level server with MySQL running in a VMware virtualized environment.