SELECT ... FOR UPDATE --> Slave
UPDATE ... --> Master
There are other cases of "critical read" that are more subtle. Do NOT
blindly send reads to slaves.
On 12/7/10 5:18 AM, carlos junior wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to implement a small-scale MySQL Proxy using load balancing between a
> single master and slave. I want to conduct a simple experiment where a workload generator
> sends requests to the MySQL Proxy, that redirects the requests to the Master (in case of
> writes) and to the Slave (in case of reads).
> I have already configured Master and Slave according to chapter 16 - Replication
> (MySQL 5.0 Reference Manual). I start master and slave and, after that, I call MySQL Proxy
> using the command:
> ./mysql-proxy --proxy-backend-addresses=192.168.1.105:3306
> --proxy-lua-script=./share/doc/mysql-proxy/rw-splitting.lua --admin-username=root
> --admin-password=password --admin-lua-script=./lib/mysql-proxy/lua/admin.lua
> Where the first IP is my master and the second my slave. It returns no error message.
> The problem is that requests are not redirected to the slave. The master is handling all
> requests. Is there any error on the way I call the MySQL Proxy? Any idea?
> Thanks, Carlos
Rick James - MySQL Geek