Tag: MariaDB MaxScale

Lightboard Session: Automated Failover with MariaDB Databases

This is the first in a series of short lightboard talks highlighting popular database topics. In this five-minute session, you’ll learn how the MariaDB MaxScale database proxy works with multiple…

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Announcing MariaDB MaxScale 2.3 GA

We are happy to announce the general availability of MariaDB MaxScale 2.3.2. MariaDB MaxScale is the key application-facing component for MariaDB Platform X3, also announced today. MariaDB MaxScale serves as…

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Setting up a DBA port using MaxScale

Introduction MariaDB MaxScale can do a few more things than you might think about at first. For example, you can have multiple Routers for the same set of servers. Why would…

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Using MariaDB Backup and MariaDB MaxScale to Scale Online

This blog post is rather practical. What it aims to show is how we can use a script that in turn uses MariaDB Backup to back up a MariaDB Server master,…

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Simplify User Account Management with MariaDB MaxScale 2.2 and MariaDB…

Configuring database user accounts for MariaDB MaxScale and a backend cluster has typically required a duplicate effort. This is because an account entry must exist for both the real client…

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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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MaxScale HA setup using Keepalived and MaxCtrl

MariaDB MaxScale is a database proxy which does load balancing and query routing from client applications to backend database servers. In a basic configuration, MaxScale is a single point of…

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MariaDB MaxScale 2.2: Introducing Failover, Switchover and Automatic Rejoin

Failure tolerance and recoverability are essential for a high availability (HA) database setup. Although modern systems are quite reliable, hardware errors or software bugs (not necessarily in the database itself)…

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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 2.2.2 with Built-in Failover Management Reaches GA!

We’re excited to announce MariaDB MaxScale 2.2, an advanced database proxy for MariaDB, is now GA. It introduces new features for replication cluster failover management, high availability of MaxScale, security…

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