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How to Stop or Throttle SST Operation on a Galera Cluster

A full node resync, or SST, can be a heavy, long-running operation that impacts the performance and stability of a Galera Cluster. This blog post explains a trick on how to stop an ongoing SST operation in a clean manner.

How to Automate Galera Cluster Using the ClusterControl CLI

As sysadmins and developers, we spend a lot our time in a terminal. So we brought ClusterControl to the terminal with our command line interface tool called s9s. This blog post shows how to use s9s to automate management of a Galera Cluster and a master-slave replication setup.

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[Updated] Monitoring Galera Cluster for MySQL or MariaDB - Understanding metrics and their meaning

Read this blog to find out how ClusterControl combines the two most popular types of monitoring, and see how it presents needed information on Galera Cluster and how we should interpret it.

New Tutorial: MySQL & MariaDB Load Balancing with ProxySQL

Our new ProxySQL Tutorial gives you everything you need to learn about in order todeploy, manage and maximize this exciting new database-aware load balancing technology.

Galera Cluster Comparison - Codership vs Percona vs MariaDB

The blog post compares the three Galera Cluster variants - MySQL Galera Cluster by Codership, Percona XtraDB Cluster by Percona and MariaDB 10.x by MariaDB.

DevOps Considerations for Production-ready Database Deployments

MySQL is easy to install and use, it has always been popular with developers and system administrators. On the other hand, a production-ready MySQL environment for a business-critical enterprise workload is a different story. It can be a bit of a challenge, and requires in-depth knowledge of the database. This blog discusses some of the steps which have to be taken before we can consider our MySQL deployment production-ready.

Tips & Tricks - DevOps Database Glossary for the MySQL Novice

This blog post discusses the most important database metrics to monitor in MySQL and MariaDB.

Watch the Tutorial: Backup Best Practices for MySQL, MariaDB and Galera Cluster

These are the replay details of our webinar on backup strategies and best practices for MySQL, MariaDB and Galera clusters. If you missed the session, would like to watch it again or browse through the slides, they’re now online for viewing.

Video: Interview with Krzysztof Książek on the Upcoming Webinar: MySQL Tutorial - Backup Tips for MySQL

This video with Severalnines Senior Support Engineer Krzysztof Książek details the upcoming webinar on MySQL backup tips.

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Comparing Oracle MySQL, Percona Server and MariaDB

Ever wondered what the difference is between MySQL, Percona Server and MariaDB? This blog post is our attempt to summarize the key features that differentiate the three MySQL “flavours”. We also try to give you suggestions as to which flavour may be the best for a given type of project.

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