YugabyteDB 2.19 introduces a revolutionary built-in Connection Manager, transforming PostgreSQL’s well-documented connection challenges into strengths. The enhanced manager boosts connection creation speeds up to 20x and supports up to 5x more connections, all while maintaining consistent throughput.
Discover how YugabyteDB’s JDBC smart driver and the Hikari pooling mechanism facilitate automatic failover and connection management for client applications connecting to distributed systems/databases, with a specific focus on the YSQL API.
In this blog post, we explore client connections in YugabyteDB, their impact on scalability, and the role of connection pooling. We address common questions and provide insights for developers looking to design efficient interactions between their applications and the database.