Step 4: Install MariaDB MaxScale

Overview

This page details step 4 of the 6-step procedure "Deploy Xpand Performance Topology".

This step installs MaxScale.

The MaxScale node must meet requirements.

Interactive commands are detailed. Alternatively, the described operations can be performed using automation.

Repository Setup

MariaDB Corporation provides a Community Repository to install MariaDB MaxScale with the YUM package manager on CentOS and RHEL.

This action is performed on the MaxScale node.

Configure YUM to install MaxScale 2.5 from the MariaDB Community Repository by executing the mariadb_repo_setup script and specifying --mariadb-maxscale-version="2.5":

$ sudo yum install wget
$ wget https://downloads.mariadb.com/MariaDB/mariadb_repo_setup
$ echo "c330d2755e18e48c3bba300a2898b0fc8ad2d3326d50b64e02fe65c67b454599  mariadb_repo_setup" \
    | sha256sum -c -
$ chmod +x mariadb_repo_setup
$ sudo ./mariadb_repo_setup \
   --skip-server \
   --skip-tools \
   --mariadb-maxscale-version="2.5"

Install MaxScale

Install Maxscale using YUM from the MariaDB Community Repository.

This action is performed on the MaxScale node.

To install MaxScale:

$ sudo yum install maxscale

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