MySQL Replication is a well-known approach to providing
high-availability and scaling out read-only operations (i.e.
transactions) as well. In order to make it easy to exploit this
scalability axis, we have extended both Fabric and the
connectors' interface so that an application can express its
willingness to execute a read-only operation and have its request
redirected to the server that is most capable of handling
In this post, we are going to describe how we can use Fabric and the connector python to scale out read-only operations. We need to introduce some concepts first though.
Fabric organizes …