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Is there any solution (say a proxy) that makes MySQL replication cluster behave like one database towards developers? And developers then don't need to worry about using master to write and slaves to read etc.?

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My first thought was that you would need a read/write splitting proxy. And the closest to that is the MySQL Proxy project, but the furthest that project has is a proof of concept

The other, probably more desired, approach is to set up something like Percona XtraDB Cluster behind HAProxy.

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I have yet to see an actual implementation of MySQL Proxy past proof-of-concept. +1 for suggesting Percona XtraDB Cluster and HA Proxy (more real-world). –  RolandoMySQLDBA Dec 17 '12 at 19:21
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