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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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How MongoDB Database Automation Improves Security

The growing number of cyberattacks on open source database deployments highlights the industry’s poor administrative and operational practices. This blog explores how database automation is the key to keeping your MongoDB database secure.

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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).

ClusterControl Developer Studio: MongoDB Replication Lag Advisor

This post describes how to keep an eye on MongoDB replication lag via a database advisor. The advisor is written in the ClusterControl Developer Studio.

Infrastructure Automation - Ansible Role for ClusterControl

This blog post shows on how to deploy ClusterControl using Ansible role for infrastructure automation.

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ClusterControl Developer Studio: automatically scale your clusters

This post describes how to automatically scale a MySQL Replication topology via advisors, written in the ClusterControl Developer Studio.

Automate your Database with CCBot: ClusterControl Hubot integration

This post describes how to automate your database with CCBot. integrate ClusterControl with your ChatOps infrastructure via Hubot. We will go through the steps.

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ClusterControl 1.2.11 Released

The Severalnines team is pleased to announce the release of ClusterControl 1.2.11. This release contains key new features, such as support for MariaDB’s MaxScale, along with performance improvements and bug fixes. This is also our best release yet for PostgreSQL users.