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Planets9s - Watch the replay: how to upgrade to MySQL 5.7 - best practices

Severalnines
March 17, 2016
Posted in: DB Ops Devops Planets9s

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

Watch the replay: how to upgrade to MySQL 5.7 - best practices

Thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s live webinar on how to upgrade to MySQL 5.7. Amongst other things, we discussed important changes between versions 5.6 and 5.7 and how to best research, prepare and perform adequate tests before the time comes to finally start the upgrade. The replay is now online to watch at your own leisure.

Watch the replay

Introducing NinesControl: Your Database, Any Cloud

We recently announced NinesControl, a developer friendly service to deploy and manage MySQL, Percona, MariaDB and MongoDB clusters using your preferred Cloud Provider. NinesControl is specifically designed with developers in mind. It is currently in beta for DigitalOcean users, before we expand the service to other public cloud providers. We’re now inviting users to get an early look at the new NinesControl (beta).

Sign up up to stay informed and apply for early access

Automagically scale your MySQL topologies with ClusterControl Developer Studio

This new blog post describes how to automatically scale a MySQL Replication topology via advisors, written in the ClusterControl Developer Studio. We show you how you can keep an eye on performance and at the same time scale out the number of read slaves in your replication topology whenever it is necessary.

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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