Overview The Skinny
In this blog post we explore various options for tuning MySQL traffic routing in the Tungsten Connector for better control of the distribution.
A Tungsten Cluster relies upon the Tungsten Connector to route client requests to the master node or optionally to the slaves. The Connector makes decisions about where to route requests based on a number of factors.
This blog post will focus on the Load Balancer algorithms available via configuration that allow you to adjust the routing behavior of the Connector, along with ways to debug the Connector Load Balancer’s routing decisions.
The Question Recently, a customer asked us:
How do I know which load balancer algorithm is in use by the Connector? And how do we enable debug logging for the Connector load balancer?…[Read more]