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This project is a Docker container for MariaDB MaxScale.

Base docker image to run MaxScale.

MariaDB MaxScale is an open-source, database-centric proxy that works with MariaDB Enterprise, MariaDB Enterprise Cluster, MariaDB 5.5, MariaDB 10 and Oracle MySQL®.
It’s pluggable architecture is designed to increase flexibility and aid customization. Built upon a lightweight, high-speed networking core designed to facilitate throughput.
MariaDB MaxScale runs between the client application and the database cluster offering connection and statement-based load balancing.
MariaDB MaxScale allows scaling of an organization's database infrastructure while keeping the needs of DBAs, Developers and Data Architects in mind.

Getting the container

The container can be pulled from the Docker Hub

docker pull dnshosting/maxscale

Using the container

Run a single instance of MaxScale

docker run -d dnshosting/maxscale

The default MaxScale configuration file can be replaced by a custom file
present into the host filesystem using a docker volume.
In e.g.

docker run -d -v `pwd`/my-maxscale.cnf:/etc/maxscale.cnf dnshosting/maxscale

Build the container

To create the image dnshosting/maxscale, execute the following command into
the maxscale-docker project root directory

docker build -t dnshosting/maxscale .



Contributions are welcome.

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


Copyright 2015 Colt Engine S.r.l.
Licensed under the MIT License

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