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How to Migrate MySQL from Amazon EC2 to your On-Prem Data Center Without Downtime

Database migrations are a pain. They often require maintenance windows and can be a cause of downtime. In this blog, we will see how we can migrate a MySQL database from Amazon EC2 to an on-premise datacenter without any downtime whatsoever.

Monitoring Your Databases with MySQL Enterprise Monitor

Keeping track of the state of your production databases is crucial for performance and availability. There are a number of database monitoring tools on the market, and MySQL Enterprise Monitor is probably one of the older ones. Let’s take a look at what MySQL Enterprise Monitor can do for us.

Basic Administration Comparison Between Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Supporting different types of databases in a mixed environment is not an easy task. In this blog post we will compare different types of RDBMS systems from the DBA/DevOps administration perspective.

Real Time Data Streaming with MongoDB Change Streams

MongoDB Change streams allow applications to access real-time data changes without the complexity and risk of tailing the oplog. Applications can use change streams to subscribe to all data changes on a single collection, a database, or an entire deployment, and immediately react to them. This blog provides an overview of this feature.

ClusterControl Tips and Tricks: Running ClusterControl on PHP 7

PHP 5 is deprecated since early this year, which may cause some concerns when running ClusterControl. This blog post shows you how to run ClusterControl on PHP 7.

SCUMM: the agent-based database monitoring infrastructure in ClusterControl

Please meet SCUMM - Severalnines CMON Unified Monitoring and Management - our agent-based monitoring infrastructure, which is the cornerstone of our latest ClusterControl release.

Considerations for Administering MongoDB

This is an excerpt from our whitepaper “MongoDB Management and Automation with ClusterControl”. This white paper reviews the challenges involved in managing MongoDB at scale and introduces mitigating features of ClusterControl from Severalnines. As a best of breed database management solution, ClusterControl brings consistency and reliability to your database environment, and simplifies your database operations at scale.

MySQL to MongoDB - An Admin Cheat Sheet

This blog provides a quick reference for DBAs and SysAdmins who are either new to MySQL or MongoDB with regards to the terms and commands available within the database and how they compare with one another.

An Overview of the Index Changes in PostgreSQL 11

PostgreSQL 11 introduced several changes to the way it handles database indexes. In this blog, we provide an overview of these changes and how you can take advantage of them.

Automate Deployment of your MySQL or Postgres Cluster from Backup

Restoring backups on newly deployed clusters can be time consuming. There are a number of procedures and checks to go through, and it is a task that lends itself to automation. This blog post shows you how to automate the entire process and deliver improvements in terms of speed, efficiency and cost.

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