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Introducing SCUMM: the agent-based database monitoring infrastructure in ClusterControl

This blog introduces SCUMM - Severalnines CMON Unified Monitoring and Management - our new agent-based monitoring infrastructure, which is the cornerstone of our latest ClusterControl release.

New White Paper on State-of-the-Art Database Management: ClusterControl - The Guide

Announcing the availability of our first white paper on ClusterControl, the only management system you’ll ever need to automate and manage your open source database infrastructure! Download ClusterControl - The Guide today!

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Introducing Agent-Based Database Monitoring with ClusterControl 1.7

This blog provides an overview of the new agent-based monitoring features for MySQL, Galera Cluster, PostgreSQL and ProxySQL in the ClusterControl 1.7 release.

The “O” in ORDBMS: PostgreSQL Inheritance

PostgreSQL inheritance is a concept from object-oriented databases. It opens up interesting new possibilities of database design. In this blog, we will explore inheritance and how you can use it with your database setup.

Understanding Check Constraints in PostgreSQL

A check constraint is a type of integrity constraint in PostgreSQL which specifies a requirement that must be met by each row in a database table. The constraint must be a predicate. It can refer to a single column, or multiple columns of the table.

Webinar Replay - Monitoring on Steroids for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB

In this webinar replay, we discuss how to effectively monitor distributed database clusters or replication setups for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and MongoDB. We look at different types of monitoring infrastructures, from on-prem to cloud and from agent-based to agentless. Then we dive into the different monitoring features available in the free ClusterControl Community Edition - from time-series charts of metrics, dashboards and queries to performance advisors.

ClusterControl Developer Studio: Write your First Advisor

Advisors provide specific advice on how to address issues in areas such as performance, security, log management, configuration, storage space, etc. Learn how to write your first basic database advisor using the ClusterControl Developer Studio.

Tracking High Availability for PostgreSQL with Heartbeat

This blog details how you can use the program Heartbeat to deliver high availability for PostgreSQL.

Become a ClusterControl DBA: Operational Reports for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB

The idea behind ClusterControl operational reporting is to put all of the most relevant data into a single document which can be quickly analyzed in order to get a clear understanding of the status of the databases and its processes. This blog post shows how to leverage the ops report functionality to understand the state of your MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB and PostgreSQL infrastructure.

How to Monitor Multiple MySQL Instances Running on the Same Machine - ClusterControl Tips & Tricks

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to use ClusterControl to monitor multiple MySQL instances running on one host.