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Considerations for Administering MongoDB

This is an excerpt from our whitepaper “MongoDB Management and Automation with ClusterControl”. This white paper reviews the challenges involved in managing MongoDB at scale and introduces mitigating features of ClusterControl from Severalnines. As a best of breed database management solution, ClusterControl brings consistency and reliability to your database environment, and simplifies your database operations at scale.

New Whitepaper: Disaster Recovery Planning for MySQL & MariaDB

Wondering about disaster recovery (DR) planning for MySQL and MariaDB? Unsure about RTO and RPO? Should you have a secondary datacenter? How about DR in the cloud? Well, this is the resource for you. In this white paper, we’ll explore DR concepts and discuss the different options available from the MySQL & MariaDB ecosystem for meeting different levels of DR requirements.

New Whitepaper: How to Design Highly Available Open Source Database Environments

Download our new whitepaper on how to design highly available open source database environments. It discusses the requirements for high availability in database setups, and how to design the system from the ground up.

DIY Cloud Database on Amazon Web Services - New Whitepaper

This new whitepaper provides a step-by-step guide to setup your AWS environments and how-to configure it for optimal database operations; incl. an example overview of how to automate the deployment and management of a MongoDB cluster using ClusterControl.

Become a MongoDB DBA - New Whitepaper

This new guide provides everything you need to bring a MongoDB stack into production from security to management to scaling.

An Executive's Guide to Database Management ROI - New Whitepaper

This guide discusses the options available to IT leaders when bringing in open source databases into their environments as well as general information on the open source database market.

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The DevOps Guide to Database Management - New Whitepaper

This new guide discusses the challenges that DevOps teams face when they are required to deploy, manage and monitor database stacks.

New whitepaper - the DevOps Guide to database backups for MySQL and MariaDB

Check out our free new whitepaper on database backups, which discusses in detail the two most popular backup utilities available for MySQL and MariaDB, namely mysqldump and Percona XtraBackup.

What to Test Before Upgrading to MySQL 5.7

With the behaviour of some existing features changing in MySQL 5.7, how do you ensure an upgrade will not adversely affect your applications? This blog post looks at how to prepare and perform regression tests.

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Understanding What Has Changed Between MySQL 5.6 and 5.7 Before Upgrading

With MySQL 5.7, new features have been added and some existing behaviors have been altered. This may cause potential issues with your database setup if you neglect proper research and testing - new behavior may not be compatible with your application. Find what needs to be checked before you start planning upgrade to MySQL 5.7.

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