Accessing a MySQL Database via a Static IP from Node.js

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    You can route all database traffic via a Static IP in Node.js using QuotaGuard.

    Currently there is a limitation in that you can’t use the built in connection pooling, so this is not recommended for high traffic applications.

    var mysql = require('mysql2');
    var url = require("url");
    var SocksConnection = require('socksjs');
    var remote_options = {
      port: 3306
    var proxy = url.parse(process.env.STATICA_URL);
    var auth = proxy.auth;
    var username = auth.split(":")[0]
    var pass = auth.split(":")[1]
    var sock_options = {
      host: proxy.hostname,
      port: 1080,
      user: username,
      pass: pass
    var sockConn = new SocksConnection(remote_options, sock_options)
    var dbConnection = mysql.createConnection({
      user: 'dbuser',
      database: 'dbname',
      password: 'dbpassword',
      stream: sockConn
    dbConnection.query('SELECT 1+1 as test1;', function(err, rows, fields) {
      if (err) throw err;
      console.log('Result: ', rows);

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