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5 blog posts in 13 categories

How to Deploy a Production-Ready MySQL or MariaDB Galera Cluster using ClusterControl

ClusterControl can be used to deploy open-source database clusters that are configured in complex topologies. The full high availability stack includes both database and proxy layers.

In this blog, we are going to show you how to deploy a production-grade Galera Cluster, complete with load balancers, for a high availability setup.

Watch the Webinar Replay: How to Measure Database Availability

Watch Part 2 of our database high availability webinar special. In this session we focus on how to measure database availability. It is notoriously hard to measure and report on, although it is an important KPI in any SLA between you and your customers. We discuss the different factors that affect database availability and see how one can measure database availability in a realistic way.

Webinar Replay: How to Design Open Source Databases for High Availability

Watch this webinar replay on how to design open source databases for high availability. From discussing high availability concepts through to failover or switch over mechanisms, we cover all the need-to-know information when it comes to building highly available database infrastructures.

How ProxySQL adds Failover and Query Control to your MySQL Replication Setup

An overview of ProxySQL in a MySQL replication environment, and how ProxySQL adds features like failover and query control to the setup.

MySQL Load Balancing with ProxySQL - an Overview

An overview of ProxySQL, an SQL-aware load balancer for MySQL and MariaDB. This blog post explains the concepts behind ProxySQL, and goes through installation and configuration.