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Database Automation Behind Sweden’s New Electronic Identity Freja eID

Learn how ClusterControl helped Sweden’s newest IT Security product manage their database life cycle end-to-end.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Using socat on CentOS/RHEL for Streaming Backups

There are several ways to perform remote-to-remote data copy - socat, netcat, rsync, scp, sftp. ClusterControl previously used netcat for remote copy purposes, however we have flipped that decision to use socat. This blog post describes the reasons behind it.

How to Make Your MySQL or MariaDB Database Highly Available on AWS and Google Cloud

Cloud environments are popular these days, and they come with a variety of tools to increase availability. In this blog post, we will show you how leverage these to build a highly available MySQL or MariaDB database. This blog post makes use of Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.

Comparing Database Proxy Failover Times - ProxySQL, MaxScale and HAProxy

This blog describes the failover and switchover operations executed by ClusterControl, and compares failover times when using ProxySQL, MaxScale and HAProxy.

Getting Started with ProxySQL - MySQL & MariaDB Load Balancing Tutorial

Our ProxySQL Tutorial gives you everything you need to learn about in order to deploy, manage and maximize this exciting new database-aware load balancing technology.

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Updated: ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Transparent Database Failover for your Applications

This blog shows you how to make database failure and failover transparent to your applications, by using HAProxy or ProxySQL.

How ClusterControl Configures Virtual IP and What to Expect During Failover

This blog post covers how ClusterControl helps you to eliminate single point of failure of your database load balancers by using virtual IP address.

Failover for MySQL Replication (and others) - Should it be Automated?

This blog discusses whether automated failover should be used in a MySQL Replication environment setup.

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How to Get Started with ClusterControl

In this blog we show you how to become a modern DBA and achieve your goals with ClusterControl, the ready-made solution that will help you automate your database system lifecycle in no time.

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Updated: ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: MySQL Query Performance Tuning

In this blog post, we’ll look into how ClusterControl can help you solve problems related to query performance using the Query Monitor.