Release Notes for MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.14


MariaDB MaxScale is an advanced database proxy, firewall, and query router.

MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.14 was released on 2021-07-21. This release is of General Availability (GA) maturity.

Issues Fixed

  • Maxscale crashes while logging to GUI. (MXS-3650)

  • Race condition in persistent connections. (MXS-3623)

  • Backend connection isn't closed right after authentication failure. (MXS-3622)

  • writeq throttling can lose response packets. (MXS-3617)

  • Clarify session_track_system_variables requirement for readwritesplit causal_reads parameter. (MXS-3615)

  • Listener sub-resource returns wrong response on service-listener mismatch. (MXS-3595)

  • MaxCtrl documentation for the reload command is broken. (MXS-3590)

  • BULK pipelining error. (MXS-3588)

  • Unexpected result state when using connection_keepalive (MXS-3578)

  • Output examples in the REST API documentation are out of date. (MXS-3574)

  • 5.5.5 prefix is always added even with version_string=8.0.16 (MXS-2890)


In alignment to the MariaDB Corporation Engineering Policy, MariaDB MaxScale 2.5.14 is provided for:

  • CentOS 7 (x86_64)

  • Debian 9 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Debian 10 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Debian 11 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (x86_64)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Ubuntu 18.04 (x86_64, ARM64)

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (x86_64, ARM64)