MaxScale 0.6.0 was recently released (it is the 3rd alpha, with the beta on the near horizon), and is available for download here.
The particular release only contains 2 great additions and 2 important fixes (and note development continues with the 1.0 (GA) features, but these have not been put into this alpha version).
- A feature-complete read/write splitting module, i.e. read and write operations are now balanced in a smarter way to master or slave servers.
- New client-based features, such as a version string that provides compatibility with the major connectors, the ability to connect through the root user and the use of the Unix socket when MaxScale is co-located with a client application on the same server.
Important Bug Fixes:
- The new parameter …