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MySQL in the Cloud - Pros and Cons of Amazon RDS

Moving your data into a public cloud service is a big decision. All the major cloud vendors offer cloud database services, with Amazon RDS for MySQL being probably the most popular. In this blog, we’ll have a close look at what it is, how it works, and compare its pros and cons.

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How to deploy and manage MySQL multi-master replication setups with ClusterControl 1.4

MySQL replication, while simple and popular, may come in different shapes and flavors. Master slave or master master topologies can be configured to suit your environment.  ClusterControl 1.4 brings a list of enhancements to deploy and manage different types of MySQL replication setups. This blog outlines the different topologies that can be deployed, the merits of each topology, and shows how each can be managed in a live environment.

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Demonstration Videos: Top Four Feature Sets of ClusterControl for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

Severalnines Senior Support Engineer Art van Scheppingen has created a series of videos to demonstrate the top features of ClusterControl for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL.

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What’s New in ClusterControl 1.4 - Backup Management

This blog post covers the new backup features available in ClusterControl version 1.4.

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ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: How to Manage Configuration Templates for your databases

ClusterControl comes with a set of configuration template files to simplify deployments. This blog post provides an overview of these configuration templates, and how to best make use of them.

Video: An Overview of the Features & Functions of ClusterControl

Severalnines Support Engineer Art van Scheppingen demonstrates the top features and functions of ClusterControl by Severalnines.

How to automate & manage MySQL (Replication) & MongoDB with ClusterControl - live webinar

New live webinar on ClusterControl 1.4, the all-inclusive database management system that lets you easily deploy, monitor, manage and scale highly available open source databases on-premise or in the cloud. With focus on new features for MySQL & MongoDB.

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Automatic failover of MySQL Replication - New in ClusterControl 1.4

MySQL replication setups are inevitably related to failovers - what do you do when your master fails and your applications are not able to write to the database anymore? Automated failover is required if you need to quickly recover an environment to keep your database up 24x7. This blog post discusses this new replication feature recently introduced in ClusterControl 1.4.

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Using ClusterControl to Deploy and Configure ProxySQL on top of MySQL Replication

This blog post shows you how to deploy and configure ProxySQL from ClusterControl 1.3.3, on top of a master-slave replication setup. ProxySQL is an SQL-aware load balancer. It allows you to automatically do read-write split of your traffic, by sending writes to your writeable master and sending reads to the read-only slaves.

Watch the evolution of ClusterControl for MySQL & MongoDB

ClusterControl has come a long way since its release in 2012.  Here are some interesting facts and figures on how it’s being used and by whom.