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Migrating from Oracle Database to MariaDB - What You Should Know

For many organizations, migrating from Oracle to an open source database platform is just a matter of time. An Oracle to MariaDB migration can be a complex multistage process, but choosing the right database architecture and features can reduce the cost and time of the operation. This blog aims to help you better understand the details of the complexities involved and how to overcome them.

Top GUI Tools for PostgreSQL

Using a GUI is not a must, but it can be useful in some cases. In this blog, we'll see some advantages and warnings about the use of these tools, as well as do a short review of some of the most commons GUI tools for PostgreSQL.

Become a PostgreSQL DBA: Best Community Tools for PostgreSQL

This blog features some of the most widely used PostgreSQL tools to help you get up-and-running.

MongoDB tools from the community that complement ClusterControl

MongoDB is the database of choice for developers. Out of the developer community has come a number of tools to help you manage your MongoDB data and servers. We made a selection of MongoDB community tools that can be used to complement ClusterControl.

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Become a MongoDB DBA: Monitoring and Trending (part 1)

This is our third post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series. It will give a primer in monitoring MongoDB: how to ship metrics using free open source tools.

Integrating ClusterControl Alarms with Splunk

This blog shows how to integrate ClusterControl with a Log Management Tool like Splunk.

Latest Updates on Severalnines Tools: Docker, Puppet, Chef, Vagrant and more

Latest update of tools that ClusterControl integrate with, from Severalnines Docker images to Puppet modules, Chef cookbooks, Vagrant images, and Nagios/Zabbix plugins.

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.

Introducing ClusterControl Developer Studio and Creating your own Advisors in JavaScript

With ClusterControl 1.2.10, we introduced our new, powerful ClusterControl DSL (Domain Specific Language), which allows you to extend the functionality of your ClusterControl platform by creating Advisors, Auto Tuners, or “mini Programs”. The DSL syntax is based on JavaScript, with extensions to provide access to ClusterControl’s internal data structures and functions. The DSL allows you to execute SQL statements, run shell commands/programs across all your cluster hosts, and retrieve results to be processed for advisors/alerts or any other actions.

How to manage and monitor your existing Postgres servers

We are excited to announce support for PostgreSQL, probably the world’s most advanced open source RDBMS. ClusterControl can now be used to monitor database metrics, queries and schedule backups. With this new addition, ClusterControl now supports MySQL with its main variations MariaDB, Percona XtraDB (single or clustered), MongoDB and PostgreSQL. Companies can manage all these databases through one unified interface.