What's New in MariaDB MaxScale 2.4?

MariaDB MaxScale 2.4 introduces the following new features:

Administrative

  • Adds support for examining the Query Classifier Cache with MaxCtrl using the show qc_cache command.

  • Adds support for draining a server's connections with MaxCtrl using the drain server command.

  • Administrative user passwords now stored as SHA2-512 hashes

Routers

Servers

  • Adds the socket parameter for servers, which allows MaxScale to connect to a server using a Unix socket file.

  • Adds the rank parameter for servers, which allows servers to be explicitly grouped into primary and secondary groups.

Security