We are proud to announce the latest release of ProxySQL version 2.1.1 on the 21st of April 2021

ProxySQL is a high performance, high availability, protocol aware proxy for MySQL, with a GPL license! It can be downloaded from the ProxySQL Repository (instructions here) or for a Docker image check out the Official ProxySQL Docker Repository. ProxySQL is freely usable and accessible according to the GNU GPL v3.0 license.

Release Overview Highlights

ProxySQL v2.1.1 is a patch release comprising of minor backward compatible changes and bug fixes. This release is the first patch release of the 2.1 branch and inclues many fixes and features that were introduced in the 2.0.x branches after 2.1 was released.

Be sure to try out the ProxySQL 2.1.1 release and let us know your experience!

Release Highlights

Important fixes that improve stability and enhance the performance of ProxySQL, detailed release notes for ProxySQL 2.1.1 are available on the release page, a few noteworthy highlights can be found here:

  • Complete refactoring of the REST API to provide a more robust and standardized implementation
  • Improved error reporting for MySQL_Monitor and MySQL_Session backend connections via counters
  • Fixes and workarounds for several MySQL bugs including a new feature to control `CLIENT_DEPRECATE_EOF`
  • ProxySQL now filters queries that are of the form SET (@@|session.||)wait_timeout = ?
  • Fixed compatibility with HAProxy MySQL health checks
  • Commands PROXYSQL STOP and PROXYSQL RESTART commands clean prometheus metric values
  • Added support for C# connector & mycli for Admin interface
  • Many many more fixes and updates!

A special thanks to all the people that report bugs: this makes each version of ProxySQL better than the previous. Please report any bugs or feature requests on the project’s Github issue tracker.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. Our performance and scalability experts are readily available to evaluate the overall state of your database infrastructure and help to build a robust and reliable MySQL HA architecture.

We also offer consulting, long term support and training for ProxySQL & MySQL Environments