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Performance Monitoring for TimescaleDB

Doing a performance monitoring in TimescaleDB is always a challenging task, especially for a very huge time-series data. ClusterControl offers a way to help a DBA or a developer to make things feasible and productive with the aid of the different features integrated within ClusterControl. Check out this blog as we showcases what are these and how you can leverage ClusterControl to monitor your TimescaleDB cluster.

Backup Management Tips for TimescaleDB

Managing backup environments can be complex, and there are a number of options to consider - full, differential, incremental, point in time recovery, automatic restores for backup verification, uploading to remote systems or cloud, and so on. So how can we backup TimescaleDB? In this blog, we’ll see how ClusterControl can help us implement our backup management strategy for TimescaleDB.

How to Easily Deploy TimescaleDB

TimescaleDB is based on PostgreSQL, and therefore, supports streaming replication as the primary method of replication. However, PostgreSQL does not come with automatic failover. This can be a problem in a high availability production environment, as manual failover implies prolonged downtime.

The good news is that failover in TimescaleDB can be completely automated in ClusterControl 1.7.2. This blog shows us how to deploy such a setup.

Monitoring & Ops Management of MySQL 8.0 with ClusterControl

MySQL 8.0 is a big step forward in terms of data consistency, developer features, performance and availability. MySQL 8.0 shortens the gap between proprietary databases and open source world, making the migration decision much easier to take.

But how can you manage it, along with other relational open source databases? In this blog post, we look at the challenges of operating a MySQL 8.0 database, and see how important tasks like monitoring, alerting, backups and failover can be handled in an automated way.

Advanced Database Monitoring & Management for TimescaleDB

Included in the 1.7.2 release of ClusterControl we are proud to announce an expansion of the databases we support to include TimescaleDB, a revolutionary new time-series that leverages the stability, maturity and power of PostgreSQL.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.7.2: Improved PostgreSQL Backup & Support for TimescaleDB & MySQL 8.0

ClusterControl 1.7.2 includes support for TimescaleDB, MySQL 8.0 and Maxscale 2.2 as well as improved support for PostgreSQL monitoring & backups. It also launches two new features, CC Spotlight (a new search tool) and CMON HA (distributed fault-tolerant controllers).

How to Deploy Open Source Databases - New Whitepaper

Choosing which DB engine to use between all the options we have today is not an easy task. An that is just the beginning. After deciding which engine to use, you need to learn about it and actually deploy it to play with it. In this whitepaper we’ll show you how to install, configure and secure some of the most popular open source DB engines.

An Introduction to Couchbase

Couchbase was designed as a masterless, clustered, and replicated distributed database with the consistent seamless user experience. In this blog, we will take a look at Couchbase architecture principles.

An Introduction to TimescaleDB

Time-series data is becoming more and more present, as we capture and analyze data at a faster rate. This increases the demand for complex queries and scalable database solutions. This blog provides a high-level overview of the new database system “TimescaleDB”, and a quick hands-on to get you going.

Master High Availability Manager (MHA) Has Crashed! What Do I Do Now?

How do I ensure that MHA (Master High Availability Manager) will always perform the failover for me? What would happen if it crashes? This blog post will answer your questions.