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20060202 Thursday February 02, 2006

Load balancing across MySQL servers using JDBC

In our production environment at GreatSchools we have 3 production MySQL database servers: 1 read-write master and 2 read-only slaves. In moving our site from Perl to Java we need to load balance read-only connections across the read-only slave servers so that our read-write master doesn't get overwhelmed under heavy load. As our systems administrators discovered there's a solution to load balancing read-only connection in the MySQL JDBC driver! Read more here, my blog has moved!

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