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

Sign up for our MySQL Database Performance Tuning webinar on June 14th

You’re running MySQL as backend database, how do you tune it to make best use of the hardware? How do you optimize the Operating System? How do you best configure MySQL for a specific database workload? If these questions sound familiar, then this webinar is for you. We’ll discuss some of the settings that can bring you significant improvement in the performance of your MySQL database as well as some of the variables which are frequently modified even though they should not. Performance tuning is not easy, but you can go a surprisingly long way with a few basic guidelines.

Sign up for the webinar

Join us for our European Polyglot Persistence Meetups Tour

We’re delighted to announce the first dates of our European Polyglot Persistence Meetups this summer. We’re starting off with Amsterdam today, then moving on to Dublin next week, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm and London. We’ll cover MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB storage backends with the topics of deployment, scaling, configuration, management, backups and monitoring. And with time and as members suggest topics, the scope is likely to broaden.

Join the meetups

Severalnines helps IIL handle over 100 million transaction per day

This week we’re happy to announce our latest customer, IIL, a UK-based data and technology company. IIL specialises in providing pricing, fraud and compliance technology for insurance and credit providers. In their own words “ClusterControl gives us detailed insight into our database clusters in an intuitive format. Now we can see what is really going on under the hood quickly without a lot of time to go through the logs.”

Read the press release

Become a ClusterControl DBA - SSL Key Management and Encryption of MySQL Data in Transit

Anybody who’s been through the process of generating a self-signed certificate will probably agree that it is not the most straightforward process - most of the time, you end up searching through the internet to find howto’s and instructions on how to do this. This is especially true if you are a DBA and only go through this process every few months or even years. This is why we recently added a new ClusterControl feature designed to help you manage SSL keys across your database cluster. This new blog explains how.

Read the blog

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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