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Become a ClusterControl DBA: Managing your logfiles

Learn about where to find the various system and database log files for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL and learn how to identify and resolve issues using ClusterControl’s log functionalities.

Severalnines breaks records on MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB

Severalnines, a database automation pioneer which helps businesses deploy and manage open source databases in any environment, closes 2015 on a high with new customer wins and new hires. Severalnines is entirely self-funded, having taken no external capital, allowing its product team to focus solely on solving pressing customer and community user needs.

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Webinar Replay & Slides: Deploying MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL & MariaDB’s MaxScale in 40min

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our recent live webinar on ‘ClusterControl 1.2.11 - new release’ led by Art van Scheppingen , Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines. The replay and slides to the webinar are now available to watch and read online.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: wtmp Log Rotation Settings for Sudo User

ClusterControl requires a super-privileged SSH user to provision database nodes. If you are running as non-root user, the corresponding user must able to execute sudo commands with or without sudo password. Unfortunately, this could generate another issue where performing remote command with “sudo” requires an interactive session (tty).

Severalnines’ Vinay Joosery named UK top 50 data leader & influencer

Information Age today unveiled the inaugural list of the UK’s top 50 data leaders and influencers. “Very strong on product and technical development of open-source databases, Vinay has helped global and UK businesses like BT, AutoTrader Group and Ping Identity to scale, manage and develop (data) cloud operations.” - as just announced by Information Age.

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ClusterControl 1.2.11 Released

The Severalnines team is pleased to announce the release of ClusterControl 1.2.11. This release contains key new features, such as support for MariaDB’s MaxScale, along with performance improvements and bug fixes. This is also our best release yet for PostgreSQL users.

Press Release: Severalnines’ ClusterControl helps BT Expedite global expansion for its retail customers

Stockholm, Sweden and anywhere else in the world - 30 September 2015 - Severalnines, the provider of database automation and management software, today announced its latest customer, BT Expedite, BT’s specialist retail arm hosting its customers’ eCommerce applications and omni-channel marketing operations.

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Press Release: Severalnines creates programmable DevOps platform to manage leading open source databases

Severalnines, the provider of database infrastructure management software, today launched the latest version of its ClusterControl platform. This database automation product cuts down time for businesses to deploy, monitor, manage and scale multiple open source databases. With this latest release, Severalnines is helping database and system administrators take full control of their database resources. 

ClusterControl 1.2.10 Released

The Severalnines team is pleased to announce the release of ClusterControl 1.2.10. This release contains key new features along with performance improvements and bug fixes.

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How to Configure Drupal with MongoDB Replica Set

Drupal’s modular setup allows for different datastores to be integrated as modules, this allows sites to store different types of Drupal data into MongoDB. You can choose to store Drupal’s cache, session, watchdog, block information, queue and field storage data in either a standalone MongoDB instance or in a MongoDB Replica Set in conjunction with MySQL as the default datastore. If you’re looking at clustering your entire Drupal setup, then see this blog on how to cluster MySQL and the file system.