Understanding MaxScale's Hint Filter

MaxScale's Hint Filter (hintfilter) allows services to interpret routing hints, which can be specified in a comment when a query is executed.

When to Use the Hint Filter?

The Hint Filter (hintfilter) allows you to:

  • Route a query to a to primary server based on a hint in a comment

  • Route a query to a to replica server based on a hint in a comment

  • Route a query to a to specific server based on a hint in a comment

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