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Azure Database for MySQL—Connection redirection support for PHP drivers

Published date: March 18, 2020

Redirection support for the mysqlnd PHP driver used to connect to Azure Database for MySQL is now available in preview. Take advantage of the mysqlnd_azure extension to improve the connection latency between applications and Azure Database for MySQL. This new redirection support allows the gateway to return the backend database server address to the client driver. Subsequent connections then use this address to connect directly to the Azure Database for MySQL server.

For more information, read the service documentation.

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