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Folks, Since ELB is not available for load balancing RDS instances, what methodology do you recommend to load balance read replicas? RR Route53 DNS entries? Or something more clever?

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Have you considered the load balancing built in to RDS via RD Connection Broker using Farms? –  Scott Chamberlain Mar 28 '13 at 17:36
    
@ScottChamberlain thanks! but the question was more towards AWS :) –  CMag Mar 29 '13 at 13:52

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You should check out using HAProxy in TCP mode to load balance the RDS instances.

HAProxy: http://haproxy.1wt.eu/

Lots of guides available by searching "HAProxy MySQL", etc.

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The MySQL project has their own proxy for MySQL as well: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql-proxy/

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