Understanding MaxScale's Smart Router


MaxScale's Smart Router (smartrouter) is designed to be used with Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing (HTAP) deployments. It determines whether a a query is better suited for the transactional or the analytical database, and it routes it to that server.

What Does the Smart Router Support?

The Smart Router (smartrouter) supports:

When to Use the Smart Router?

The Smart Router (smartrouter) allows you to:

  • Route transactional queries to the transactional database.

  • Route analytical queries to the analytical database.

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