MySQL Enterprise Development &Test Environments

NetApp provides the ability to create space-efficient copies of your MySQL Enterprise databases in minutes versus hours, allowing you to develop and deploy new applications faster than ever before using minimal incremental storage.

NetApp FlexClone®, a key technology in Data ONTAP allows you to instantly create and replicate MySQL Enterprise databases in minutes using less storage space than other vendors. 

Developers use these virtual copies of your MySQL Enterprise production data to simultaneously work on essential business operations such as patching, testing, development, reporting, training, and quality assurance. In conjunction with server virtualization software, DBAs can quickly provide customized isolated environments including OS platforms, and databases for each development projects without having different projects sharing the same databases. What’s more, you can leverage NetApp FlexVol® to quickly provision storage resources for additional application testing and development projects.  Time to quickly provide such environment is critical for testing of emergency patches.