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543 blog posts in 13 categories

Announcing ClusterControl 1.6 - automation and management of open source databases in the cloud

You can now deploy MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB and PostgreSQL clusters in the cloud. ClusterControl now supports deployments of your databases on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. This blog provides an overview of the new features in the ClusterControl 1.6 release.

An Overview of Database Indexing for MongoDB

This blog provides an overview of MongoDB NoSQL Database Indexing, how to create them and measure performance.

Key Things to Monitor in MongoDB

This blog provides an overview of the top things you should keep an eye on when managing a MongoDB database deployment.

An Expert’s Guide to Slony Replication for PostgreSQL

This blog provides an overview of Slony replication for PostgreSQL with tips and tricks for deploying and managing it in your setup.

The Best ETL Tools for Migrating to PostgreSQL

This blog reviews what ETL is and what tools are available to help you migrate your data to a PostgreSQL database.

A Guide to Pgpool for PostgreSQL - Part One

Pgpool is a useful piece of software for connection pooling and load balancing. This is part one of the blog which provides an overview and tips on how to get up and running with pgpool.

Top Backup Tools for PostgreSQL

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

Database Automation Behind Sweden’s New Electronic Identity Freja eID

Learn how ClusterControl helped Sweden’s newest IT Security product manage their database life cycle end-to-end.

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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.

Ten Tips for Going into Production with PostgreSQL

This blog provides tips & tricks for going into production with PostgreSQL.