Galera Cluster vs MaxScale: What are the differences?
What is Galera Cluster? A Multi-Master Cluster based on synchronous replication for MySQL. It’s an easy-to-use, high-availability solution, which provides high system up-time, no data loss and scalability for future growth. You can Keep it up and running 24/7. Putting our expertise to use will help you avoid trial and error.
What is MaxScale? *A database proxy that extends high security *. It is a database proxy that extends the high availability, scalability, and security of MariaDB Server while at the same time simplifying application development by decoupling it from underlying database infrastructure.
Galera Cluster and MaxScale are primarily classified as "Databases" and "Database" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Galera Cluster are:
- True Multi-master Read and write to any node at any time
- Synchronous Replication No slave lag, no data is lost at node crash
- Tightly Coupled All nodes hold the same state
On the other hand, MaxScale provides the following key features:
- high availability, scalability, and security
- simplifying application development
- transparent load
Galera Cluster is an open source tool with 279 GitHub stars and 118 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Galera Cluster's open source repository on GitHub.