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How to Get Started with ClusterControl

In this blog we show you how to become a modern DBA and achieve your goals with ClusterControl, the ready-made solution that will help you automate your database system lifecycle in no time.

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How to Secure your PostgreSQL Database - 10 Tips

Security is not a game, it is a necessity! In this post we will discuss some common attacks against PostgreSQL server, and how to avoid them.

Updated: ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: MySQL Query Performance Tuning

In this blog post, we’ll look into how ClusterControl can help you solve problems related to query performance using the Query Monitor.

Upgrading Your Database to PostgreSQL Version 10 - What You Should Know

This blog offers a short summary of how you can perform a PostgreSQL 10 upgrade, including what method to chose, how to prepare and what to check for after the upgrade is complete.

Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA - SSL Key Management and Encryption of MySQL Data in Transit

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to generate self-signed certificates using ClusterControl, and encrypt all data traffic e.g. within a Galera Cluster and between MySQL databases and its clients.

How to Decode the PostgreSQL Error Logs

This blog provides the basic information you need to know to understand the PostgreSQL error logs and what to do when you find errors.

How to Schedule Database Backups with ClusterControl

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

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An Overview of Database Indexing in PostgreSQL

This blog provides a high-level overview of database indexing and how you can use it to improve database performance.

How to Benchmark PostgreSQL Performance

This blog covers what you need to know to benchmark your PostgreSQL database to achieve peak performance.

PostgreSQL Schema Management Basics

This blog goes over the PostgreSQL Schema Management Basics that you should know when running a PostgreSQL environment.