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Press Release: Severalnines kicks off online European football streaming

Press release announcing StreamAMG (Advanced Media Group), Europe’s largest player in online video solutions, as a new Severalnines customer.

MySQL on Docker: Building the Container Image

In this post, we will show you two ways how to build a MySQL Docker image - changing a base image and committing, or using Dockerfile. We’ll show you how to extend the Docker team’s MySQL image, and add Percona XtraBackup to it.

Severalnines Launches #MySQLHA CrowdChat

This post discusses the official launch of our #MySQLHA Crowdchat. This CrowdChat is brought to you by Severalnines and is hosted by a community of subject matter experts. CrowdChat is a community platform that works across Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to allow users to discuss a topic using a specific #hashtag. We are focusing on the hashtag #MySQLHA in this CrowdChat.

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What to test before upgrading to MySQL 5.7

With the behaviour of some existing features changing in MySQL 5.7, how do you ensure an upgrade will not adversely affect your applications? This blog post looks at how to prepare and perform regression tests.

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The Holy Grail Webinar Replay: MySQL Database Performance Tuning

This is the replay of a webinar that discusses database performance tuning for MySQL databases.

Understand what has changed between MySQL 5.6 and 5.7 before upgrading

With MySQL 5.7, new features have been added and some existing behaviors have been altered. This may cause potential issues with your database setup if you neglect proper research and testing - new behavior may not be compatible with your application. Find what needs to be checked before you start planning upgrade to MySQL 5.7.

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MySQL Docker Containers: Understanding the basics

In this post, we will cover some basics around running MySQL in a Docker container. It walks you through how to properly fire up a MySQL container, change configuration parameters, how to connect to the container, and how the data is stored.

Announcing NinesControl: deploy and monitor MySQL Galera clusters on DigitalOcean

This blog announces the release of NinesControl, the database infrastructure solution for the cloud.

Become a PostgreSQL DBA: Provisioning and Deployment

This post is the first in the “Become a PostgreSQL DBA” blog series and will cover provisioning and deployment.

Become a MongoDB DBA: The Basics of MongoDB Configuration

This is our second post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series. It covers configuration of MongoDB, especially around ReplicaSet, security, authorization, SSL and HTTP / REST api.