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Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA: Safeguarding your Data

So now that you have your databases up and running and highly available, how do you ensure that you have backups of your data? You can use backups for multiple things: disaster recovery, to provide production data to test against development or even to provision a slave node. This last case is already covered by ClusterControl. When you add a new (replica) node to your replication setup, ClusterControl will make a backup/snapshot of the master node and use it to build the replica. 

How to do Point-in-Time Recovery of MySQL & MariaDB Data using ClusterControl

Point-in-Time recovery of MySQL & MariaDB involves restoring the database from backups prior to the target time, then uses incremental backups and the binlog to roll the database forward to the target time. This blog provides an overview of this new ClusterControl feature.

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Top Backup Tools for PostgreSQL

This blog details various backup methods you can use for PostgreSQL including barman, bart and pgbackrest.

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.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.5.1 - Featuring Backup Encryption for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

Announcing the 1.5.1 release of ClusterControl, which features encryption of backups for MySQL, MongoDB and PostgreSQL, a new topology viewer, support for MongoDB 3.4, several user experience improvements and more!

Become a PostgreSQL DBA: Point-in-Time Database Restoration

In this blog post,  we describe how to perform point-in-time recovery in PostgreSQL

ClusterControl 1.5 - Automatic Backup Verification, Build Slave from Backup and Cloud Integration

Let's take a look on massive improvements that the new ClusterControl 1.5 brings in MySQL backup aspect.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.5 - Featuring Automatic Backup Verification and Cloud Upload

This blog provides an overview of the new features and functions contained in the ClusterControl 1.5 release.

MySQL & MariaDB Database Backup Resources

This blog provides a list of all our best resources created to help users build and executive an effective and efficient MySQL and MariaDB database backup strategy & plan.

Become a PostgreSQL DBA - Logical & Physical PostgreSQL Backups

Taking backups is one of the most important tasks of a DBA - it is crucial to the availability and integrity of the data. Part of our Become a PostgreSQL DBA series, this blog post covers some of the backup methods you can use with PostgreSQL.

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