Overview The Skinny
Part of the power of Tungsten Clustering for MySQL / MariaDB is its intelligent MySQL Proxy, known as the Tungsten Connector. Tungsten Connector has three main modes, and depending on the type of operations you are performing (such as if you need read-write splitting), we help you choose which mode is best.
The Question Recently, a customer asked us:
How can I tell which Tungsten Connector mode I am using: Bridge, Proxy/Direct or Proxy/SmartScale?
The Answer Connect and Observe
You may login through the Connector to tell the difference between Bridge mode and Proxy mode (either Direct or SmartScale):
In Proxy mode, you will see the
appended to the Server version string: