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From: Jimmy Guerrero (Jimmy.GuerreroSun.COM)
Date: Tue Mar 24 2009 - 09:31:06 CDT
Forgot to post the URL in the event you are interested:
Jimmy Guerrero wrote:
> One additional note in regards to learning more about the current state
> of MySQL Proxy and connecting with Proxy developers...
> Check out the "Simulating Workload with MySQL Proxy" webinar on April 2,
> with Giuseppe Maxia, MySQL Community Lead and Diego Medina, Quality
> Assurance Engineer Sun who will be talking about Proxy in general, but
> also some advanced topics.
> -- Jimmy
> Mark Matthews wrote:
>> On Mar 24, 2009, at 8:06 AM, Claudio Nanni wrote:
>> Hello Claudio,
>>> my company tried the mysql-proxy about one year ago(may be more) but
>>> not use it
>>> for not being multithreaded. They say they spoke to the 'mysql-proxy'
>>> Is this still true? Are there any limitation on using mysql proxy on
>>> a high
>>> load production server?
>> It's still not multi-threaded, but work is progressing in this area, see:
>> There are people using it on high-load production servers, for various
>> flavors of "high load". How much impact *any* proxy will have depends
>> a lot on the type of workload you run through it, and what you do with
>> the data while it's in the proxy itself, since what's going to hurt
>> you performance-wise is directly related to latency, caused by the
>> extra network "hop", and anything else you do that delays the data
>> being forwarded.
>>> Will it be completely(almost) transparent?
>> Once again, that depends on what you do to the data flowing through
>> it. The only major non-transparent part of the proxy is the
>> permissions system, in that clients connecting through the proxy will
>> always *appear* to be connecting *from* the proxy from mysqld's point
>> of view, since there is no way to "forward" the client address to
>> mysqld itself.
>> For proxy-related questions, you'll probably get more detailed,
>> quicker responses if you join the launchpad project's mailing list at:
>> If you're considering using mysql-proxy, I highly recommend tracking
>> the project via the mailing list and staying in touch with the
>> developers and the community, to both get a better idea if it's going
>> to work for your situation in it's current (and always changing)
>> state, and also to provide input into the direction of the developers.
>> Best regards,
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