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How to Secure MySQL/MariaDB Servers

This blog post covers a number of tips to protect and secure your MySQL/MariaDB servers from threats and attacks.

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MySQL Replication: All the Severalnines Resources

This post provides a handy overview of all the Severalnines resources we recently produced on the topic of how to best administer MySQL Replication setups.

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High Availability in ProxySQL: new webinar with René Cannaò

New joint webinar with ProxySQL’s creator, René Cannaò, on how to build a highly available proxy layer with ProxySQL; and how to automate some of these processes with ClusterControl.

Updated: how to configure access credentials in NinesControl

This blog shows you how to setup access from NinesControl to Amazon Web Services,DigitalOcean and Google Compute Engine.

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MongoDB Webinar - How to Secure MongoDB with ClusterControl

With authentication disabled by default in MongoDB, learning how to secure MongoDB becomes essential. In this webinar we will explain how you can improve your MongoDB security and demonstrate how this is automatically done by ClusterControl.

MySQL on Docker: Composing the Stack

Docker 1.13 introduces a long-awaited feature called Compose-file support. Compose-file defines everything about an application - services, databases, volumes, networks, and dependencies can all be defined in one place.  In this blog, we’ll show you how to use Compose-file to simplify the Docker deployment of MySQL containers.

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How to deploy and manage MySQL multi-master replication setups with ClusterControl 1.4

MySQL replication, while simple and popular, may come in different shapes and flavors. Master slave or master master topologies can be configured to suit your environment.  ClusterControl 1.4 brings a list of enhancements to deploy and manage different types of MySQL replication setups. This blog outlines the different topologies that can be deployed, the merits of each topology, and shows how each can be managed in a live environment.

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Automatic failover of MySQL Replication - New in ClusterControl 1.4

MySQL replication setups are inevitably related to failovers - what do you do when your master fails and your applications are not able to write to the database anymore? Automated failover is required if you need to quickly recover an environment to keep your database up 24x7. This blog post discusses this new replication feature recently introduced in ClusterControl 1.4.

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Automating MySQL Replication with ClusterControl 1.4.0 - what’s new

This blog post will go through new replication features in ClusterControl 1.4.0, including enhanced multi-master deployment, managing replication topology changes, automated failover and handling of replication errors.

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Online schema change with gh-ost - throttling and changing configuration at runtime

When performing schema changes online, it is important to be able to control the performance impact on our running databases. This blog post discusses gh-ost’s throttling mechanism. We will also cover the runtime configuration changes that gh-ost allows.

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