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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.

About cloud lock-in and open source databases

Severalnines CEO Vinay Joosery discusses key considerations to take when choosing cloud providers to host and manage mission critical data; and thus avoid cloud lock-in.

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We’re keeping the tills ringing at eCommerce platform vidaXL

Announcing our new customer, eCommerce platform vidaXL, who use ClusterControl to manage their MongoDB & MySQL database to help them compete with the world's largest e-commerce platforms.

Database Cluster Management - Manual vs Automation via ClusterControl

Database Cluster management tasks include restart/recovery of services that fail, topology changes, reconfiguration, rolling upgrades, backups and performing security procedures. Since the tasks usually involve multiple servers, these can be repetitive and error-prone. This blog looks at efficiency gains when using ClusterControl to manage a MySQL Galera cluster as compared to manual ways.

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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).

MySQL on Docker: Single Host Networking for MySQL Containers

This blog covers the basics of how Docker handles single-host networking, and how MySQL containers can leverage that.

How to monitor MongoDB (if you’re really a MySQL DBA) - Webinar Replay & Slides

These are the replay details for the second webinar of the ‘Become a MongoDB DBA’ series, during which we demonstrated how to monitor MongoDB and discussed the most important metrics to keep an eye on.

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Severalnines Launches #MySQLHA CrowdChat

This post discusses the official launch of our #MySQLHA Crowdchat. This CrowdChat is brought to you by Severalnines and is hosted by a community of subject matter experts. CrowdChat is a community platform that works across Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to allow users to discuss a topic using a specific #hashtag. We are focusing on the hashtag #MySQLHA in this CrowdChat.

MySQL Docker Containers: Understanding the basics

In this post, we will cover some basics around running MySQL in a Docker container. It walks you through how to properly fire up a MySQL container, change configuration parameters, how to connect to the container, and how the data is stored.

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