MaxScale vs ProxySQL: What are the differences?
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.
What is ProxySQL? A High-performance, GPL licensed MySQL proxy. It has an advanced multi-core architecture. It's built from the ground up to support hundreds of thousands of concurrent connections, multiplexed to potentially hundreds of backend servers. It helps you squeeze the last drop of performance out of your MySQL cluster, without controlling the applications that generate the queries.
MaxScale and ProxySQL can be primarily classified as "Database" tools.
Some of the features offered by MaxScale are:
- high availability, scalability, and security
- simplifying application development
- transparent load
On the other hand, ProxySQL provides the following key features:
- Query caching
- Query Routing
- Supports failover