Welcome to this week’s Planets9s, covering all the latest resources and technologies we create around automation and management of open source database infrastructures.

MySQL on Docker: Building the Container Image

Building a docker image for MySQL is essential if you’d like to customize MySQL to suit your needs. In this second post of our ‘MySQL on Docker’ series, we show you two ways to build your own MySQL Docker image - changing a base image and committing, or using Dockerfile. We show you how to extend the Docker team’s MySQL image, and add Percona XtraBackup to it.

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Sign up for our webinar on Monitoring MongoDB - Tuesday July 12th

MongoDB offers many metrics through various status overviews or commands, and as MySQL DBA, it might be a little unfamiliar ground to get started with. In this webinar on July 12th, we’ll discuss the most important ones and describe them in ordinary plain MySQL DBA language. We’ll have a look at the open source tools available for MongoDB monitoring and trending. And we’ll show you how to leverage ClusterControl’s MongoDB metrics, dashboards, custom alerting and other features to track and optimize the performance of your system.

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StreamAMG chooses ClusterControl to support its online European football streaming

This week we’re delighted to announce a new ClusterControl customer, StreamAMG (Advanced Media Group), Europe’s largest player in online video solutions, helping football teams such as Liverpool FC, Aston Villa, Sunderland AFC and the BBC keep fans watching from across the world. StreamAMG replaced its previous environment, based on a master-slave replication topology, with a multi-master Galera Cluster; and Severalnines’ ClusterControl platform was applied to automate operational tasks and provide visibility of uptime and performance through monitoring capabilities.

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That’s it for this week! Feel free to share these resources with your colleagues and follow us in our social media channels.

Have a good end of the week,

Jean-Jérôme Schmidt
Planets9s Editor
Severalnines AB

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