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Galera Load Balancer the underestimated wallflower

There are some pretty sophisticated Load Balancers for Galera Clusters setups out in the market (ProxySQL, MaxScale, HAproxy, ...). They have many different exotic features. You can nearly do everything with them. But this comes at the cost of complexity. Non of them is simple any more.

Galera Load Balancer Documentation

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glbd is a simple TCP connection balancer made with scalability and performance in mind. It was inspired by pen, but unlike pen its functionality is limited only to balancing generic TCP connections.

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MySQL and Galera Load Balancer (GLB)

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When you install a Galera Cluster for MySQL for High Availability (HA) it is not enough to install the Database Cluster to achieve this goal. You also have to make the application aware of this HA functionality. This is typically done with some kind of load balancing mechanism between the database and the application.

We have several possibilities how to make such a load balancing possible:

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