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Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA: Managing your Database Configurations

Learn about how to manage, alter and template your database configurations in ClusterControl for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL.

Join Us in Amsterdam for a Meetup with OptimaData & VidaXL

Join us in Amsterdam on April 10th for a meetup with Severalnines partner OptimaData and customer VidaXL.

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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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Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA - Deploying your Databases and Clusters

Many of our users speak highly of our product ClusterControl, especially how easy it is to install the software package. Installing new software is one thing, but using it properly is another. We all are impatient to test new software and would rather like to toy around in a new exciting application than to read documentation up front. That is a bit unfortunate as you may miss the most important features or find out the way of doing things yourself instead of reading how to do things the easy way.

New Whitepaper: How to Automate and Manage MongoDB with ClusterControl

This white paper reviews the challenges involved in managing MongoDB at scale and introduces mitigating features of ClusterControl. As a best of breed database management solution, ClusterControl brings consistency and reliability to your database environment, and simplifies your database operations at scale.

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Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA: User Management

Learn how to delegate tasks and grant access to users and groups in ClusterControl by utilizing User Management.

How To Achieve PCI Compliance for MySQL & MariaDB with ClusterControl - The Replay

Sign up for the replay of this special webinar on how to achieve PCI compliance for MySQL & MariaDB with ClusterControl. Laurent Blume, Unix Systems Engineer & PCI Specialist and Vinay Joosery, CEO at Severalnines, discuss all the ins and outs of the PCI standards and provide user-experience level insight into how to achieve compliance.

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How to Secure the ClusterControl Server

This blog post shows multiple ways to enhance the security of your ClusterControl setup.

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ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: Securing your MySQL Installation (Updated)

During the life cycle of Database installation it is common that new user accounts are created. It is a good practice to once in a while verify that the security is up to standards. That is, there should at least not be any accounts with global access rights, or accounts without password. Using ClusterControl, you can at any time perform a security audit.

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!