Anatomy of a Proxy Server: MaxScale Internals

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22 September 5:20PM - 6:10PM @ Lausanne

50 minutes conference
MaxScale is a proxy server designed to be database-centric and database-agnostic. The key features of the proxy are its flexibility in handling different types of plugins and workloads, and a multi-threaded, event-driven core that provides maximum scalability and performance. In this section we will look at the internals of MaxScale for: - The MaxScale internal architecture - How MaxScale handles events through DCBs - Multithreaded I/O model and implementation - How plugins work


CTO, Dianomic Systems
An IT veteran with 30 years of experience, he has been founder and CTO of various companies, journalist and author of technical books and publications. Ivan is currently CTO at Dianomic Systems, a company active in building an open source stack for IOT and Fog Computing. Previous engagements include ScaleDB Inc. and Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. Ivan has served as CTO at SkySQL/MariaDB for 4 years, and he has worked at MySQL AB / Sun / Oracle for 6 years.