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Several Ways to Intentionally Fail or Crash your MySQL Instances for Testing

This blog post features some ideas (with examples) on how to crash a MySQL server in a Linux environment.

MySQL & MariaDB Database Backup Resources

This blog provides a list of all our best resources created to help users build and executive an effective and efficient MySQL and MariaDB database backup strategy & plan.

HAProxy: All the Severalnines Resources

This blog aggregates all the great resources we have created to help you understand, deploy, and maximize the potential of HAProxy load balancing technology.

Automating and Managing MongoDB in the Cloud

This blog provides an overview of setting up ClusterControl for MongoDB on Amazon Web Services, including deploying a MongoDB replica set, and demonstrating several key features of ClusterControl relevant to MongoDB.

[Updated] Monitoring Galera Cluster for MySQL or MariaDB - Understanding metrics and their meaning

Read this blog to find out how ClusterControl combines the two most popular types of monitoring, and see how it presents needed information on Galera Cluster and how we should interpret it.

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Watch the Replay: MySQL on Docker - Understanding the Basics

Watch the replay of our webinar on understanding the basics of running MySQL on Docker.

Automating and Managing Open Source Databases for Streaming Video Applications

StreamAMG is Europe’s largest player in online video solutions, helping football teams such as Liverpool FC, Aston Villa, Sunderland AFC and the BBC keep fans watching from across the world. Here we discuss their database challenges with them and how ClusterControl helps them overcome these.

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DIY Cloud Database on Amazon Web Services - New Whitepaper

This new whitepaper provides a step-by-step guide to setup your AWS environments and how-to configure it for optimal database operations; incl. an example overview of how to automate the deployment and management of a MongoDB cluster using ClusterControl.

Video: Database Management ROI

This video introduces the concepts found in our new whitepaper “An Executive’s Guide to Database Management ROI”. To learn more make sure to download the whitepaper.

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Open Source Databases - The Real Cost of Free

This blog includes excerpts from our whitepaper “An Executive's Guide to Database Management ROI” to highlight the real costs of managing an open source database.

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