What's New in MariaDB MaxScale 6?


MariaDB MaxScale 6 introduces the new features listed below.

NoSQL Listener

MariaDB MaxScale's nosqlprotocol module supports a subset of MongoDB commands. This module transparently translates MongoDB commands to the equivalent SQL statements and executes queries on JSON data stored on a MariaDB backend. This feature is provided as a Technical Preview and should not be used for production workloads.

Apache Kafka Importer

MariaDB MaxScale's KafkaImporter module reads messages from Apache Kafka and streams JSON to a MariaDB backend.

Visual Client

MariaDB MaxScale's MaxGUI integrates a visual client. The visual client allows you to connect to and query a MariaDB backend.