We are happy to announce that 2.2.1 beta of MariaDB MaxScale, the next generation database proxy for MariaDB is now available. Beta is an important time in our release and we encourage you to download this release today!
This blog post will explore the setup of an environment using self-signed OpenSSL certificates to make it safe enough to replicate data between the multiple backend database servers and also, we’ll show you how to setup the communication between MariaDB MaxScale and the backend.
With MariaDB MaxScale 2.2 (currently in beta) the monitor for MariaDB instances can detect a Binlog server setup and SQL statements can be properly routed among Master and Slave servers.
The “identity” of the binlog server layer from the slave server’s point of view is something that could be modified in order to provide all slaves such common parameters for all MariaDB MaxScale server they could replicate from.
With all the excitement leading up to the holidays, it's easy to overlook how to prep your database environment for the biggest online shopping days of the year! Each year, more and more shoppers opt for online holiday deals instead of the more traditional mall experience, which means that retailers must prepare for multiple days of high online traffic to their e-commerce sites. This year you’ll be prepared, as I’m passing along 20 tips to tune your database environment for some of the biggest online holiday shopping days – Black Friday and Cyber Monday!
MariaDB Server and MariaDB MaxScale provides a secure, high-performance database platform. Some aspects of security goes into MariaDB Server and some into MariaDB MaxScale. This blog post describes one of the security features of MariaDB MaxScale, the Database Firewall filter.
MariaDB Galera Cluster is a great way to implement High Availability with MariaDB and combining it with MariaDB MaxScale creates a great High Availability Cluster with transparent failover. Getting started with any HA solution is mostly a bit confusing as there are so many components that work together and each has to be configured to work with the other.
Data breaches are expensive. Between business disruption, loss of customer confidence, legal costs, regulatory fines and any direct losses that may result from a ransomware attack, for instance, the effects can add up to millions. The best defense is a good offense. In this blog, we'll look at five key practices to keep your database secure: protect, audit, manage, update and encrypt.
In this blog, we show you how you can use MariaDB MaxScale’s masking filter for sensitive user data masking.
When it comes to database high availability, how many 9s do you really need? Finding the right mix of reliability and infrastructure complexity is vital to make the best use of your resources. In this blog, we will take a high-level look at three common approaches, spanning from 99.9% to 99.999% uptime.