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Zero Downtime Network Migration with MySQL Galera Cluster using Relay Node

This is a step-by-step guide on how to migrate your database service from one network/cloud platform to another, without downtime.

Migrating MySQL database from Amazon RDS to DigitalOcean

This blog post describes the migration process from EC2 instance to a DigitalOcean droplet

MySQL in the Cloud - Online Migration from Amazon RDS to your own server (part 2)

It's challenging to move data out of RDS for MySQL. We will show you how to do the actual migration of data to your own server, and redirect your applications to the new database without downtime.

MySQL in the Cloud - Online Migration from Amazon RDS to EC2 instance (part 1)

RDS for MySQL is easy to get started. It's a convenient way to deploy and use MySQL, without having to worry about any operational overhead. The tradeoff though is reduced control.

Live Migrations Using MySQL Replication

This is the seventh installment in the ‘Become a MySQL DBA’ blog series. Our previous posts in the DBA series include Database Upgrades, Replication Topology Changes, Schema Changes, High Availability, Backup & Restore, Monitoring & Trending.

How to Migrate ClusterControl to a New Server

As your needs change, and you start managing more database instances or larger centralized backups with ClusterControl, you might find that your controller host is over-utilized. Or you might need to migrate your infrastructure to the cloud. If this is the case, you can migrate to another instance.

How to Migrate Your Application to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Without Downtime

With datacenters being stretched by resource-intensive applications, more and more businesses are outgrowing their existing in-house capacity and having to reconfigure their IT operations. But how do you migrate a busy application to a totally new data center without downtime? How will the application scale in a virtualized cloud environment? And how do you guard against cloud server failures and keep a high level of uptime?

Webinar Replay: Migrating to MySQL, MariaDB Galera and/or Percona XtraDB Cluster

Thanks to everyone who attended this week’s webinar; if you missed the sessions or would like to watch the webinar again & browse through the slides, they are now available online.

Live Database Migration from MMM to MariaDB Galera Cluster

This is a guest post from Igor Shevtsov, a MySQL DBA based in Twickenham, UK. Igor has had the opportunity to deploy and manage different types of high availability MySQL solutions, and we invited him to share his experience. Igor can be contacted by email or LinkedIn.

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Migrating MySQL Galera Cluster to a New Data Center Without Downtime

Are you tired and frustrated with your hosting or cloud provider? Have you seen a constant degradation in service levels and responsiveness? Or was the public cloud a bit too expensive after all, and you’re ready to move everything to in-house servers? Welcome to the club. Data migrations are painful and scary. Running a migration with scheduled downtime is hard enough as it is, but for certain applications, a prolonged period of downtime is not acceptable. Without the right strategy, a migration might leave you with inconsistent or lost data, hours of downtime and a negative impact to your business. This is why it is so hard to switch hosting or cloud providers. Once your data is in somebody else’s infrastructure, they’ve got you by the balls.