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High-Performance Telecommunication Projects Driven by ClusterControl

This blog provides a high-level look at databases and the telecommunications industry as well as provides examples of the challenges of three ClusterControl users who are in the space.

MongoDB Schema Planning Tips

This blog describes the major factors to consider when performing MongoDB schema planning. You will learn tips and tricks on proper indexing, how to avoid joins and other.

Database High Availability for Camunda BPM using MySQL or MariaDB Galera Cluster

This blog post covers how to deploy a highly available MySQL or MariaDB database cluster for Camunda BPM 7.10 Community Edition on Linux. Camunda supports major databases through JDBC drivers, namely Oracle, DB2, MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL. We will show two different implementations for the database endpoint, one leveraging ProxySQL and the other using the standard JDBC driver.

MySQL Replication for High Availability - New Whitepaper

This whitepaper covers information about MySQL Replication, with information about the latest features introduced in 5.6, 5.7 and 8.0. There is also a more hands-on, practical section on how to quickly deploy and manage a replication setup using ClusterControl.

Powering Global eCommerce with ClusterControl

eCommerce is a continually growing market, but with the explosive growth comes challenges when managing the databases.  In this blog we look at three of our ClusterControl users and how they have tackled some of these challenges.

An Introduction to Time Series Databases

Time-series databases have emerged as a best-in-class approach for storing and analyzing huge amounts of data generated by users and IoT devices.

But what are time-series databases? Why have they become so important in the database landscape? In this blog post, we try to shed some light on the subject.

How to Deploy Highly Available PostgreSQL with Single Endpoint for WordPress

In this blog, we will learn how to setup Postgres in high availability mode, with a single endpoint for your WordPress service. We’ll also see how ClusterControl can help us manage the failover processes across database and load balancers.

Deploying Secure Multicloud MySQL Replication on AWS and GCP with VPN

MySQL Replication is still favored by some organization as it's simple to implement and run. However, in a multi-cloud setup like Google Cloud Platform <–> Amazon Web Services, things can get tedious without proper cluster management, monitoring and observability tools. This blog showcases how to create a secure implementation of cloud <–> cloud replication and how ClusterControl can be used to resolve these impediments.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Dealing with MySQL Long Running Queries

Long running queries are pretty much inevitable in MySQL or MariaDB, and unfortunately, they can lead to disastrous results. But why do queries take long time to execute? How do you deal with them?

This blog post shows how you can use ClusterControl to easily detect them, especially in environments with many database instances.

Understanding the Challenges with Databases and DevOps

This white paper discusses three core challenges faced by DevOps when it comes to managing databases. It also discusses how Severalnines ClusterControl can be used to address these challenges.