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Getting Social With Severalnines

This blog details how you can connect with Severalnines and learn about and provide feedback for ClusterControl and NinesControl.  We utilize our social channels differently so make sure to follow the ones that best align with your needs.

Tips and Tricks: Receive email notifications from ClusterControl

This blog explains how to enable and set up your email notifications properly in ClusterControl. Apart from receiving notifications when things go wrong, you can also receive digest emails for less critical notifications.

Infrastructure Automation - Deploying ClusterControl and MySQL-based systems on AWS using Ansible

This blog post has the latest updates to our ClusterControl Ansible Role. It now supports automatic deployment of MySQL-based systems (MySQL Replication, Galera Cluster, NDB Cluster).

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Transparent Database Failover for your Applications

This blog shows you how to make database failure and failover transparent to your applications, by using HAProxy or MaxScale.

Severalnines Launches #ClusterControl CrowdChat

This post discusses the official launch of our #ClusterControl Crowdchat. This CrowdChat is brought to you by Severalnines and is hosted by a community of subject matter experts. We will focus on the best way to deploy, manage, monitor, and scale your database clusters.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: Customizing your Database Backups

ClusterControl follows some best practices to perform backups using mysqldump or Percona xtrabackup. Although these work for the majority of database workloads, you might still want to customize your backups. This blog shows you how.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Best Practices for Database Backups

In this blog, we will show you how to best leverage ClusterControl to build a safe and reliable backup system.

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.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: MySQL Query Performance Tuning

In this blog post, we’ll look into how ClusterControl can help you solve problems related to query performance using the Query Monitor.

Newly Updated “MySQL Load Balancing with HAProxy” Tutorial

We have recently updated our tutorial on MySQL Load Balancing with HAProxy.  Read about deployment and configuration, monitoring, ongoing maintenance, health check methods, read-write splitting, redundancy with VIP and Keepalived and more.