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How to Automate Database Failover with ClusterControl

It might not be possible to avoid disasters, but with some preparation, it is certainly feasible to reduce the impact on your business. Automatic failover is one of those things. The goal of database failover automation is to minimize your downtime and reduce loss of money. However, failover can not always be automated as there are risks; false positives may lead to unnecessary escalations.

In this blog, we’ll have a look components you may use to build an automated stack, and take a closer look at ClusterControl’s failover functionality.

Top PG Clustering HA Solutions for PostgreSQL

Achieving high availability and clustering in PostgreSQL is not an easy task. In this blog entry we discuss some options for implementing these and not collapsing in the process!

Automating and Managing Open Source Databases for Streaming Video Applications

StreamAMG is Europe’s largest player in online video solutions, helping football teams such as Liverpool FC, Aston Villa, Sunderland AFC and the BBC keep fans watching from across the world. Here we discuss their database challenges with them and how ClusterControl helps them overcome these.

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.

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.

Press Release: Severalnines expands the reach of European scientific discovery

ClusterControl platform enables data management for Europe’s largest research agency CNRS

Webinar Replay & Slides: How to build scalable database infrastructures with MariaDB & HAProxy

Replay of the webinar with WooServers and Severalnines on how CloudStats.me moved from MySQL to clustered MariaDB with HAProxy and MaxScale for high availability.

Press Release: Percona and Severalnines Expand Partnership to Include MongoDB

Severalnines and Percona expand their partnership, enabling subscribers of Percona Support for MongoDB to access the advanced deployment, monitoring, management, and scaling solutions available from Severalnines’ ClusterControl.

Press Release: Severalnines aims for the stars with EGO boost

Stockholm, Sweden and anywhere else in the world - Severalnines, the provider of database infrastructure management software, today announced its latest customer, the European Gravitational Observatory (EGO). Severalnines’ ClusterControl platform is used to manage and monitor the operations of some of EGO’s open source databases and help scientists to track, analyse and share data gathered from research on gravitational waves.  

Become a MySQL DBA blog series - Understanding the MySQL Error Log

We are yet to see a software that runs perfectly, without any issues. MySQL is no exception there. It’s not the software’s fault - we need to be clear about that. We use MySQL in different places, on different hardware and within different environments. It’s also highly configurable. All those features make it great product but they come with a price - sometimes some settings won’t work correctly under certain conditions.

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