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We’re keeping the tills ringing at eCommerce platform vidaXL

Announcing our new customer, eCommerce platform vidaXL, who use ClusterControl to manage their MongoDB & MySQL database to help them compete with the world's largest e-commerce platforms.

Become a MongoDB DBA: MongoDB Sharding Ins & Outs - Part 1

This is our eighth post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series: how to scale writes with MongoDB.

ClusterControl Developer Studio: Custom database alerts by combining metrics

ClusterControl allows you to write elaborate advisors. This post shows you how to combine multiple metrics and trigger alerts if your MongoDB replication window becomes smaller than 24 hours.

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Custom graphs to monitor your MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB and PostgreSQL systems

This blog post will show you how to add custom graphs to ClusterControl to monitor specific MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB or PostgreSQL metrics.

Become a MongoDB DBA: How to scale reads

This is our seventh post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series - how do you scale reads with MongoDB.

New ClusterControl subscriptions for managing MySQL, MongoDB and PostgreSQL

Announcing our new pricing plans for ClusterControl, the single console to deploy, monitor and manage your entire database infrastructure. Whether you’re looking to manage standalone instances, need high availability or have 24/7 SLA requirements for your databases, ClusterControl now comes with three enhanced options for you to chose from in addition to its Community Edition.

Become a MongoDB DBA: Recovering your Data

This is our sixth post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series - how do you recover MongoDB using a backup.

ClusterControl 1.3.2 Released with Key MongoDB Features - Sharded Deployments, Cluster-Consistent Backups, Advisors and more

Release of ClusterControl 1.3.2 with new features, such as deploying and adding MongoDB sharded clusters, a new alarm viewer, new deployment wizard for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL, along with performance improvements and bug fixes.

Become a ClusterControl DBA: Adding Existing Databases and clusters (updated)

In our previous blog post we covered the deployment of four types of clustering/replication: MySQL Galera, MySQL master-slave replication, PostgreSQL replication set and MongoDB replication set. This should enable you to create new clusters with great ease, but what if you already have 20 replication setups deployed and wish to manage them with ClusterControl?

Become a MongoDB DBA: MongoDB Backups

This is our fifth post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series - how do you make a good backup strategy for MongoDB, what tools are available and what you should watch out for.