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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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Sign up for our webinar on monitoring MongoDB (if you’re really a MySQL DBA)

In this second webinar of the ‘Become a MongoDB DBA’ series, we will show you how to monitor MongoDB and discuss the most important metrics to keep an eye on.

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Webinar: Become a MongoDB DBA - What to Monitor (if you’re really a MySQLer)

In this second webinar of the ‘Become a MongoDB DBA’ series, we will show you how…

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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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