June 17, 2014 By Severalnines
We continuously see great interest in MySQL load balancing and HAProxy, so we thought it was about time we organised a live webinar on the topic!
As most of your will know, database clusters and load balancing go hand in hand.
Once your data is distributed and replicated across multiple database nodes, a load balancing mechanism helps distribute database requests, and gives applications a single database endpoint to connect to.
Instance failures or maintenance operations like node additions/removals, reconfigurations or version upgrades can be masked behind a load balancer. This provides an efficient way of isolating changes in the database layer from the rest of the …[Read more]