MaxScale fail over with normal and docker setup


1. How to handle fail over of MaxScale ? 2. How can we setup another MaxScale as a standby in case Master Maxscale is down? 3. If above thing is possible then can you provide us step by step process to setup following environment : - Normal - Docker

Thanks Pankaj GHADGE

Answer Answered by Markus Mäkelä in this comment.

Usually MaxScale high availability is achieved by running two instances of MaxScale on separate servers. A higher level load balancer then needs to handle the case when the master MaxScale is unresponsive.

Usually this is done by using Corosync/Pacemaker or Keepalived. Here's an article on how to set up MaxScale HA with Corosync/Pacemaker:


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