We are proud to announce the latest release of ProxySQL version 2.6.2

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 v2.6.2 is a minor release comprising of minor features and bug fixes. This release is the third release of the 2.6 branch and includes some fixes that were introduced in the v2.x branch after 2.6.1 was released.

Be sure to try out the ProxySQL 2.6.2 release and let us know your experience!

Release Highlights

Detailed release notes for ProxySQL 2.6.2 are available on the release page, a few new changes worth of mentioning are:

  • Add two new SQLite3 functions (MYSQL_NATIVE_PASSWORD()/CACHING_SHA2_PASSWORD()) to assist with password management
  • Add support for AWS RDS MySQL Multi-AZ Cluster auto-discovery
  • Fix invalid free for caching_sha2_password and CLIENT_COMPRESS
  • Prevent crash when invalid stmt_id is received for COM_STMT_EXECUTE

Upgrade Notes

Upgrading from v2.5.x or previous versions via repository:

  • Make sure to change the repository URL from proxysql-2.5.x (or previous) to proxysql-2.6.x

Please follow the repository configuration instructions at https://repo.proxysql.com/

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