How to Deploy Open Source Databases

Forrest Lymburner


We’re happy to announce that our new whitepaper How to Deploy Open Source Databases is now available to download for free!

Choosing which DB engine to use between all the options we have today is not an easy task. An that is just the beginning. After deciding which engine to use, you need to learn about it and actually deploy it to play with it. We plan to help you on that second step, and show you how to install, configure and secure some of the most popular open source DB engines.

In this whitepaper we are going to explore the top open source databases and how to deploy each technology using proven methodologies that are battle-tested.

Topics included in this whitepaper are …

  • An Overview of Popular Open Source Databases
    • Percona
    • MariaDB
    • Oracle MySQL
    • MongoDB
    • PostgreSQL
  • How to Deploy Open Source Databases
    • Percona Server for MySQL
    • Oracle MySQL Community Server
      • Group Replication
    • MariaDB
      • MariaDB Cluster Configuration
    • Percona XtraDB Cluster
    • NDB Cluster
    • MongoDB
    • Percona Server for MongoDB
    • PostgreSQL
  • How to Deploy Open Source Databases by Using ClusterControl
    • Deploy
    • Scaling
    • Load Balancing
    • Management   

Download the whitepaper today!

About ClusterControl

ClusterControl is the all-inclusive open source database management system for users with mixed environments that removes the need for multiple management tools. ClusterControl provides advanced deployment, management, monitoring, and scaling functionality to get your MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL databases up-and-running using proven methodologies that you can depend on to work. At the core of ClusterControl is it’s automation functionality that lets you automate many of the database tasks you have to perform regularly like deploying new databases, adding and scaling new nodes, running backups and upgrades, and more.

To learn more about ClusterControl click here.

About Severalnines

Severalnines provides automation and management software for database clusters. We help companies deploy their databases in any environment, and manage all operational aspects to achieve high-scale availability.

Severalnines’ products are used by developers and administrators of all skill levels to provide the full ‘deploy, manage, monitor, scale’ database cycle, thus freeing them from the complexity and learning curves that are typically associated with highly available database clusters. Severalnines is often called the “anti-startup” as it is entirely self-funded by its founders. The company has enabled over 32,000 deployments to date via its popular product ClusterControl. Currently counting BT, Orange, Cisco, CNRS, Technicolor, AVG, Ping Identity and Paytrail as customers. Severalnines is a private company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with offices in Singapore, Japan and the United States. To see who is using Severalnines today visit,

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