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

Watch the replay: how to monitor MongoDB (if you’re really a MySQL DBA)

Thanks to everyone who joined us for this week’s webinar on how to monitor MongoDB (for the MySQL DBA). Art van Scheppingen, Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines, discussed the most important metrics to keep an eye on for MongoDB and described them in plain MySQL DBA language and outlined the open source tools available for MongoDB monitoring and trending. The webinar also included a demo of ClusterControl’s MongoDB metrics, dashboards, custom alerting and other features to track and optimize the performance of your MongoDB system.

Watch the replay

Check out our updated ClusterControl documentation

If you haven’t upgraded to ClusterControl 1.3.1, you should! It’s full of great new features and enhancements. And we have lots of documentation to help you get started. Some of the updates include: Wizard - Create Replication Setups for Oracle MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server; Wizard - Add Existing MySQL Cluster (NDB); ClusterControl troubleshooting with debug package … and more!

View the documentation

Download our MySQL Replication Blueprint whitepaper

The MySQL Replication Blueprint whitepaper includes all aspects of a Replication topology with the ins and outs of deployment, setting up replication, monitoring, upgrades, performing backups and managing high availability using proxies. All the tips & tricks to get you started and more in one convenient document.

Download the whitepaper

Become a MongoDB DBA: Monitoring and Trending (part 2)

Following our initial post that discussed various functions and commands in MongoDB to retrieve your metrics, we now dive a bit deeper into the metrics: group them together and see which ones are the most important ones to keep an eye on. This blog goes well with the webinar replay, which we also published this week (see above).

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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