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Database Security - Backup Encryption In-Transit & At-Rest

Backup Encryption in-transit and at-rest are important when complying with PHI, PII, PCI DSS, GDPR, and HIPAA. This blog discusses how you can use ClusterControl to safely secure your data during transmission over the network or when persistently stored on disk.

Percona Live Frankfurt 2018 - Event Recap & Our Sessions

Severalnines was a sponsor at 2018’s Percona Live Europe which was held in Frankfurt, Germany. This blog details our participation at the event and includes the slides from the sessions we presented.

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Linking & Creating MongoDB Joins Using SQL - Part 2

This is part 2 of a blog series that describes how to create and link MongoDB joins using an SQL database and Studio3T.

Care To Know Clauses: All About SELECT, FROM, WHERE, GROUP BY, HAVING, ORDER BY, and LIMIT

In this blog post, we visit, at a high-level, the major SQL clauses as they apply to PostgreSQL. There are many dialects of SQL but PostgreSQL’'s interpretation is the focus in this blog.

Utilizing Encryption to Strengthen PostgreSQL Database Security

This blog provides an overview of encryption for PostgreSQL as part of some of the overall measures needed to establish database security and keep your data protected.

How to Customize your MySQL & MariaDB Backups with ClusterControl

ClusterControl provides centralized backup management for MySQL and MariaDB, and it supports the main backup tools - mysqldump, xtrabackup and mariabackup. The command line arguments used are supposed to be the most optimal for most use cases, but you might still want to customize these to fit your particular needs. In this post, we will show you how to do that.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Best Practices for Database Backups

This blog is about good practices for taking database backups using ClusterControl 1.7. ClusterControl’s centralized backup management for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB provides you with hot backups of large datasets, point in time recovery, at-rest and in-transit data encryption, data integrity via automatic restore verification, cloud backups (AWS, Google and Azure) for Disaster Recovery, retention policies to ensure compliance, and automated alerts and reporting.

Linking & Creating MongoDB Joins Using SQL - Part 1

This blog series describes how to create and link MongoDB joins using a SQL database and Studio3T.

Migrating from MSSQL to PostgreSQL - What You Should Know

If you are considering moving from a MSSQL environment to PostgreSQL, this blog provides a high level overview of what you should know to migrate between the two.

Effective Monitoring of MySQL With SCUMM Dashboards - Part 3

In this 3rd part of the blog series, we’ll discuss what ClusterControl’s new InnoDB Metrics and MySQL Performance dashboards have to offer. These dashboards provide a pretty in-depth view of MySQL performance. We’ll go through the different graphs, and see how a DBA can leverage them.

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