Severalnines Blog
The automation and management blog for open source databases

Severalnines blog

Filter by:
Clear
Apply (1) filters
101 blog posts in 1 category

Planets9s: Sign up for our best practices webinar on how to upgrade to MySQL 5.7

Planets9s is a weekly communication on all the latest resources and technologies created at Severalnines around automation and management of open source databases such as MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB.

Posted in:

Planets9s: Building scalable database infrastructures with MariaDB & HAProxy

Planets9s is a weekly communication on all the latest resources and technologies created at Severalnines around automation and management of open source databases such as MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB.

Posted in:

Planets9s: Download the new ClusterControl for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

Planets9s is a weekly communication on all the latest resources and technologies created at Severalnines around automation and management of open source databases such as MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB.

Posted in:

Planets9s - Download our whitepaper on automation & management of open source databases

Planets9s is a weekly communication on all the latest resources and technologies created at Severalnines around automation and management of open source databases such as MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB.

Posted in:

nginx as Database Load Balancer for MySQL or MariaDB Galera Cluster

Nginx is well-known for its ability to act as a reverse-proxy with small memory footprint. It usually sits in the front-end web tier to redirect connections to available backend services, provided these passed some health checks. Using a reverse-proxy is common when you are running a critical application or service that requires high availability. It also distributes the load equally among the backend services.

Posted in:

How to Deploy and Manage MaxScale using ClusterControl

We were delighted to announce that ClusterControl now supports MaxScale, the intelligent database gateway from the MariaDB team. In this blog, we will show you how to deploy and manage MaxScale from ClusterControl. We previously blogged about MaxScale, read it if you’d like a quick overview and introduction. We also published a quick benchmark of HAProxy vs MaxScale.

Posted in:

High Availability MySQL on cPanel with Galera Cluster

In this blog post, we will show you how to integrate Galera Cluster for MySQL into cPanel to provide a high availability database hosting solution. By default, cPanel uses localhost to host the MySQL databases created by cPanel users. It is not uncommon to find MySQL to be the culprit when it comes to overloading the server. By having a remote MySQL server or cluster, we can offload some of the burden and increase the availability of other important services on the server.

Posted in:

Wordpress Application Clustering using Kubernetes with HAProxy and Keepalived

In this blog post, we’re going to play with Kubernetes application clustering and pods. We’ll use Wordpress as the application, with a single MySQL server. We will also have HAProxy and Keepalived to provide simple packet forwarding (for external network) with high availability capability.

Posted in:

Howto: Online Upgrade of MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5 to MariaDB 10

In this blog post, we’ll look into how to perform an online upgrade to MariaDB Galera Cluster 10. At the time of writing, MariaDB 10.1 was still in beta so the instructions in this blog are applicable to MariaDB 10.0. If you are running the Codership build of Galera (Galera Cluster for MySQL), you might be interested in the online upgrade to MySQL 5.6 instead.

Posted in:

Howto: Online Upgrade of Galera Cluster to MySQL 5.6

Okay, this is a major upgrade so there are risks! Therefore, an upgrade must be carefully plan and tested. In this blog post, we’ll look into how to perform an online upgrade of your Galera Cluster (the Codership build of Galera) to MySQL 5.6. 

Posted in: