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Add a MySQL connection pool for django using gevent

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Mysql Connection Pooling backend for Django 2.0+ using gevent, only supports Python 3.4 or newer. It works with gunicorn async worker via gevent.

This implimentation is based on django-db-geventpool(


pip install django-mysql-geventpool


Add the 'django_mysql_geventpool' modules to the INSTALLED_APPS like this:

    # ...other installed applications...

Add MAX_CONNS to OPTIONS to set the maximun number of connections allowed to database (default=4)

    'default': {
        'ENGINE': 'django_mysql_geventpool.backends.mysql',
        'NAME': 'dbname',
        'USER': 'dbuser',
        'PASSWORD': 'dbpassword',
        'HOST': 'dbhost',
        'PORT': 'dbport',
        'OPTIONS': {
            'MAX_CONNS': 20,
            'MAX_LIFETIME': 5 * 60  # connection lifetime in seconds, and if set 0, unlimited persistent connections if usable. default is 0.

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