MySQL Router 8.4  /  Installing MySQL Router

Chapter 2 Installing MySQL Router

This chapter describes how to obtain and install MySQL Router. Downloads are available from the download site.

System Requirements

  • MySQL Router supports the same platforms as MySQL Server, as listed here:

  • Hardware: Minimum requirement is 1 CPU Core and 256 MB of RAM. 4+ CPU Cores and 4+ GB of RAM is recommended.

  • Disk Space: Minimum requirement is 100 MB.

  • External libraries: Most external dependencies, such as protobuf and rapidjson, are bundled within the MySQL Router packages. One exception is OpenSSL, which is only bundled for Windows builds. Package managers should resolve the OpenSSL dependency and install the proper OpenSSL version as required.