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Markus Makela

Senior Software Engineer, MariaDB

Markus Mäkelä is a Software Engineer working on MariaDB MaxScale. He graduated from Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.

Streaming Data From MariaDB Server Into MariaDB ColumnStore via MariaDB…

In this blog post, we look at how to configure Change Data Capture (CDC) from the MariaDB Server to MariaDB ColumnStore via MariaDB MaxScale. Our goal in this blog post is…

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MaxCtrl: Advanced Administrative Tool for MariaDB MaxScale

One of the new things in MariaDB MaxScale 2.2 is the addition of a fully integrated administrative interface implemented as a JSON-API conforming REST API. The MariaDB MaxScale REST API is a…

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MariaDB MaxScale 2.1: Power to the Modules

The 2.1 version of MaxScale introduced a new concept of module commands. This blog post takes a look at what they are, why they were implemented and where you see…

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Making MaxScale Dynamic: New in MariaDB MaxScale 2.1

The beta version of the upcoming MaxScale 2.1 has been released. This new release takes MaxScale to the next level by introducing functionality that makes it possible to configure parts…

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MariaDB High Availability: Replication Manager

Note: Replication Manager is developed and maintained by community members. It can be used with MariaDB Server, but it is not supported with an enterprise subscription. This is a follow-up…

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MariaDB MaxScale High Availability: Active-Standby Cluster

High availability is one of the most important aspects of running a business. Whether it is a simple app for a small group of users or a large service used…

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Real-time Data Streaming to Kafka with MaxScale CDC

The new Change Data Capture (CDC) protocol modules in MaxScale 2.0.0 can be used to convert binlog events into easy to stream data. These streams can be guided to other…

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Generating MariaDB MaxScale PDF and HTML Documentation

I was recently talking on the #mariadb channel on FreeNode and I got a question about the often overlooked PDF documentation generation. In this blog I will show how to…

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Database Firewall Filter in MaxScale 1.4.1

New and Improved Functionality The recently released 1.4.1 version of MariaDB MaxScale contains a bundle of great improvements to the Database Firewall Filter, dbfwfilter. This article starts by describing the…

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Building MaxScale from source on Ubuntu 14.04

Having written the Building MaxScale from source on Centos7 tutorial, we have received requests about writing one for Ubuntu. It seems the most mentioned version is the 14.04 LTS version…

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Building MaxScale from source on CentOS 7

We’ve gotten a few questions on detailed installation tutorials for specific systems. So I decided to write one for CentOS 7 which is a pretty common OS. For this I’m…

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MaxScale Firewall Filter

MaxScale’s filter system is very flexible and enables a new way of interacting with queries. The upcoming firewall filter shows just one of the many ways that you can control…

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Developing filters for MaxScale: quick and effective

“In just a short amount of time, I added the functionality I needed and enabled a whole new way of interacting with MaxScale.” – MaxScale team’s Intern Markus Mäkelä shares…

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