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ClusterControl 1.2.3 Released

The Severalnines team is pleased to announce the release of ClusterControl 1.2.3. This release contains new key features along with performance improvements and bug fixes. We have outlined some of the key features below. 

Replicate from a MySQL Server into a Galera Cluster

This article describes how to setup replication between a regular MySQL server and a Galera Cluster.

How to Cluster Magento, nginx and MySQL on Multiple Servers for High Availability

Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform built on Zend PHP and MySQL. It is widely adopted by online retailers with some 150,000 sites known to use it. Single server setups are easy to set up, but if your store is a huge success, then you probably need to think about clustering your environment with multiple servers. Clustering is done at the web, database and file-system level, as all web nodes need access to catalog images. 

Several Ways to Install ClusterControl

With ClusterControl gaining in popularity, we are seeing users coming in from different angles. Some users are deploying their database cluster using our Online Configurators, others are looking to install ClusterControl to manage an existing database cluster. And some other users prefer to install ClusterControl first, and then use it to deploy database clusters on-premises.

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Nagios Plugin for ClusterControl

Nagios is a very popular open source IT infrastructure monitoring tool, used by sysadmins to watch out for problems in their systems. If you use Nagios and would like to utilize it to monitor your database cluster, we have built a simple Nagios plugin for ClusterControl which can report on the status of your database cluster. The plugin is Nagios Plugin API v3.0 compatible.

ARCHIVE - Install ClusterControl on Top of Existing MongoDB Sharded Cluster

**Attention: The instructions in this blog post are outdated. Please refer to ClusterControl Quick Start Guide for updated instructions.

In this post, we are going to show you on how to install and integrate ClusterControl on top of an existing MongoDB Sharded Cluster with a replica set of 3 nodes

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MongoDB Sharding - On-premises Deployment and Monitoring of MongoDB Sharded Clusters

Last year, we did a survey asking our users about any other databases they were using alongside MySQL. A clear majority were interested in using other databases alongside MySQL, these included (in order of popularity) MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Hadoop, Redis.

Meet Our New ClusterControl v1.2

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Severalnines ClusterControl v1.2 introduces support for MongoDB sharded clusters, as well as a new simple and user-friendly interface, with ability to provision clusters directly from the ClusterControl interface.