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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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Migrating MySQL database from Amazon RDS to DigitalOcean

This blog post describes the migration process from EC2 instance to a DigitalOcean droplet

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: How to Manage Configuration Templates for your databases

ClusterControl comes with a set of configuration template files to simplify deployments. This blog post provides an overview of these configuration templates, and how to best make use of them.

How to secure MongoDB from ransomware - ten tips

Need tips on how to secure your MongoDB setup and protect yourself against ransomware? We have collected ten tips that are easy to follow and execute on your MongoDB databases.

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Secure MongoDB and Protect Yourself from the Ransom Hack

Recently, several attackers were able to break into thousands of MongoDB systems, wipe the databases and leave a ransom note. This could have been prevented if those in charge would have followed some standard security procedures. This blog post describes how to protect yourself from MongoDB ransomware. What is it, why is it a problem and what can you do to protect yourself against it?

Tips and Tricks - How to shard MySQL with ProxySQL in ClusterControl

Sharding can be a painful exercise. Databases need to be split on multiple servers, data migrated, and applications have to be tweaked to be aware of the shards. However, there are ways to make this less painful. This blog explains how to use ProxySQL to shard a table to another cluster in ClusterControl without changing your application.

New whitepaper - the DevOps Guide to database backups for MySQL and MariaDB

Check out our free new whitepaper on database backups, which discusses in detail the two most popular backup utilities available for MySQL and MariaDB, namely mysqldump and Percona XtraBackup.

Getting Social With Severalnines

This blog details how you can connect with Severalnines and learn about and provide feedback for ClusterControl and NinesControl.  We utilize our social channels differently so make sure to follow the ones that best align with your needs.

Tips and Tricks: Receive email notifications from ClusterControl

This blog explains how to enable and set up your email notifications properly in ClusterControl. Apart from receiving notifications when things go wrong, you can also receive digest emails for less critical notifications.

Infrastructure Automation - Deploying ClusterControl and MySQL-based systems on AWS using Ansible

This blog post has the latest updates to our ClusterControl Ansible Role. It now supports automatic deployment of MySQL-based systems (MySQL Replication, Galera Cluster, NDB Cluster).

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