In a standalone database, you need to pick one machine to be your "server", and define where to store data on that machine. In a clustered database, there is no such requirement. This is because a small subset of servers are automatically designated as the "cluster manager". They receive or respond to database queries.
In this course, you will learn to build a MySQL Cluster by combining and deploying MySQL instance, the management node, data node and slaves. We will also learn to add 50e0806ae