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How to Deploy PostgreSQL to a Docker Container Using ClusterControl

Deploying a single PostgreSQL instance on Docker is fairly easy, but deploying a replication cluster requires a bit more work. In this blog, we’ll see how to deploy PostgreSQL on Docker and how we can make it easier to configure a primary-standby replication setup with ClusterControl.

Introducing ClusterControl Spotlight Search

The new ClusterControl Spotlight Search can speed up your daily workflow and give you the ability to execute actions, go to pages and search for features in seconds... without leaving the keyboard. In this blog we’ll show you how it works!

Benchmarking Manual Database Deployments vs Automated Deployments

Good system administrators and devops hate performing mundane tasks and constantly look for ways at automating themselves out of the job. There are plenty of automation tools out there to help the cause. But if automation is a no brainer, why aren’t more people doing it? In this blog post we compare three ways of deploying a MySQL Galera cluster - manual, Ansible playbook and ClusterControl.

Advanced Database Monitoring & Management for TimescaleDB

Included in the 1.7.2 release of ClusterControl we are proud to announce an expansion of the databases we support to include TimescaleDB, a revolutionary new time-series that leverages the stability, maturity and power of PostgreSQL.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.7.2: Improved PostgreSQL Backup & Support for TimescaleDB & MySQL 8.0

ClusterControl 1.7.2 includes support for TimescaleDB, MySQL 8.0 and Maxscale 2.2 as well as improved support for PostgreSQL monitoring & backups. It also launches two new features, CC Spotlight (a new search tool) and CMON HA (distributed fault-tolerant controllers).

How to Deploy Open Source Databases - New Whitepaper

Choosing which DB engine to use between all the options we have today is not an easy task. An that is just the beginning. After deciding which engine to use, you need to learn about it and actually deploy it to play with it. In this whitepaper we’ll show you how to install, configure and secure some of the most popular open source DB engines.

High-Performance Telecommunication Projects Driven by ClusterControl

This blog provides a high-level look at databases and the telecommunications industry as well as provides examples of the challenges of three ClusterControl users who are in the space.

MySQL Replication for High Availability - New Whitepaper

This whitepaper covers information about MySQL Replication, with information about the latest features introduced in 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0. There is also a more hands-on, practical section on how to quickly deploy and manage a replication setup using ClusterControl.

Powering Global eCommerce with ClusterControl

eCommerce is a continually growing market, but with the explosive growth comes challenges when managing the databases.  In this blog we look at three of our ClusterControl users and how they have tackled some of these challenges.

ClusterControl Tips and Tricks: Running ClusterControl on PHP 7

PHP 5 is deprecated since early this year, which may cause some concerns when running ClusterControl. This blog post shows you how to run ClusterControl on PHP 7.

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