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MySQL Router Latency (Doc ID 2463090.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Router - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.0 version, General

MySQL Router Latency

MySQL router installed on an application server acts as a light-weight mid-tier which redirects connections to the appropriate DB as per its configuration.


In internal testing, on a dedicated private network, the overhead is negligible compared to the nominal round trip time of standard TCP/IP connections.

Only in highly loaded and concurrent environments , will it be apparent and even then likely consumes no more than 1% of the total overhead.


If the acceptance testing of your environment requires to show the impact of Router, it will be necessary to perform this manually as no inbuilt metrics currently exist.


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