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Top Backup Tools for PostgreSQL

This blog details various backup methods you can use for PostgreSQL including barman, bart and pgbackrest.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Using socat on CentOS/RHEL for Streaming Backups

There are several ways to perform remote-to-remote data copy - socat, netcat, rsync, scp, sftp. ClusterControl previously used netcat for remote copy purposes, however we have flipped that decision to use socat. This blog post describes the reasons behind it.

How to Schedule Database Backups with ClusterControl

The blog post discusses how you should perform backup scheduling for your open-source databases with ClusterControl.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.5.1 - Featuring Backup Encryption for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

Announcing the 1.5.1 release of ClusterControl, which features encryption of backups for MySQL, MongoDB and PostgreSQL, a new topology viewer, support for MongoDB 3.4, several user experience improvements and more!

Become a PostgreSQL DBA: Point-in-Time Database Restoration

In this blog post,  we describe how to perform point-in-time recovery in PostgreSQL

ClusterControl 1.5 - Automatic Backup Verification, Build Slave from Backup and Cloud Integration

Let's take a look on massive improvements that the new ClusterControl 1.5 brings in MySQL backup aspect.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.5 - Featuring Automatic Backup Verification and Cloud Upload

This blog provides an overview of the new features and functions contained in the ClusterControl 1.5 release.

Several Ways to Intentionally Fail or Crash your MySQL Instances for Testing

This blog post features some ideas (with examples) on how to crash a MySQL server in a Linux environment.

MySQL & MariaDB Database Backup Resources

This blog provides a list of all our best resources created to help users build and executive an effective and efficient MySQL and MariaDB database backup strategy & plan.

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A How-To Guide for Galera Cluster - Updated Tutorial

We have updated one of our most popular Tutorials to include new information and tips on how to deploy and manage Galera Cluster for MySQL.