May 30, 2024

CCX for Cloud Service Providers is now generally available

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of CCX for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), a cloud-native Database as a Service (DBaaS) designed to enable CSPs to enhance their services portfolio with a premium, out-of-the-box DBaaS....

August 16, 2023

10 Considerations for Architecting a Multi-Cloud Database

Thinking about architecting a multi-cloud database? It’s an increasingly common topology nowadays. The adoption rate of a multi-cloud approach has been growing fast for years. It’s a solid option for a disaster recovery plan (DRP)...

October 6, 2023

Best Practices for Scaling A Multi-Cloud Database Infrastructure

Scaling a multi-cloud database infrastructure can be a complex and challenging task, but it's essential for businesses that require high scalability, availability, and reliability. With multi-cloud becoming increasingly popular, organizations are leveraging the benefits of...

December 8, 2023

What’s new in SQL Server 2022

SQL Server 2022 is the latest database version released by Microsoft in November 2022. The release builds upon previous versions to add more choice for SQL Server users when it comes to development languages, data...

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September 27, 2019

Failover & Failback for PostgreSQL on Microsoft Azure

It’s pretty common to use the cloud to store your data or as a failover option in the case of master failure. There are several cloud providers which allow you to store, manage, retrieve, and...

September 25, 2019

Failover & Failback on Amazon RDS

Previously we posted a blog discussing Achieving MySQL Failover & Failback on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and in this blog we'll look at how it’s rival, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), handles failover. We will...

September 24, 2019

Using Backups to Fix Common Failure Scenarios for MongoDB

Production outages are almost guaranteed to occur at some point. Accepting this fact and analyzing the timeline and failure scenario of your database outage can help better prepare, diagnose, and recover from the next one....

September 18, 2019

Achieving MySQL Failover & Failback on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

There are numerous cloud providers these days. They can be small or large, local or with data centers spread across the whole world. Many of these cloud providers offer some kind of a managed relational...

September 17, 2019

The Most Common PostgreSQL Failure Scenarios

There is not a perfect system, hardware, or topology to avoid all the possible issues that could happen in a production environment. Overcoming these challenges requires an effective DRP (Disaster Recovery Plan), configured according to...

September 3, 2019

Database Failover for WordPress Websites

Every profitable enterprise requires high availability. Websites & Blogs are no different as even smaller companies and individuals require their sites to stay live to keep their reputation.  WordPress is, by far, the most popular...

August 30, 2019

Comparing Failover Times for Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS, and ClusterControl

If your IT infrastructure is running on AWS, you have probably heard about Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), an easy way to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides...

August 23, 2019

Building a MySQL or MariaDB Database Cold Standby on Amazon AWS

High Availability is a must these days as most organizations can’t allow itself to lose its data. High Availability, however, always comes with a price tag (which can vary a lot.) Any setups which require...

July 17, 2019

Running Multiple PostgreSQL Instances on a Single Host

We recently announced the release of ClusterControl 1.7.3 which includes a variety of improvements and newly added features. One of these new features is the addition of support in ClusterControl to allow a user to...

July 2, 2019

How to Use the Failover Mechanism of MaxScale

Ever since ClusterControl 1.2.11 was released in 2015, MariaDB MaxScale has been supported as a database load balancer. Over the years MaxScale has grown and matured, adding several rich features. Recently MariaDB MaxScale 2.2 was...

June 24, 2019

MariaDB MaxScale Load Balancing on Docker: Management: Part Two

This blog post is a continuation of MariaDB MaxScale Load Balancing  on Docker: Deployment - Part1. In this part, we are going to focus more on management operations with advanced use cases like service control,...

May 14, 2019

Top Common Issues with MHA and How to Fix Them

In our previous blogs, we discussed MHA as a failover tool used in MySQL master-slave setups. Last month, we also blogged about how to handle MHA when it crashed. Today, we will see the top...

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