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Demonstration Videos: Top Four Feature Sets of ClusterControl for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

Severalnines Senior Support Engineer Art van Scheppingen has created a series of videos to demonstrate the top features of ClusterControl for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL.

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Video: An Overview of the Features & Functions of ClusterControl

Severalnines Support Engineer Art van Scheppingen demonstrates the top features and functions of ClusterControl by Severalnines.

New MongoDB features in ClusterControl 1.4

ClusterControl 1.4 gives you more control over your MongoDB clusters. You can now easily convert replicaSets into Sharded Clusters, add/remove shards and perform other topology changes. We’ve also added some new advisors to keep track of replication lag and replication windows.

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Watch the evolution of ClusterControl for MySQL & MongoDB

ClusterControl has come a long way since its release in 2012.  Here are some interesting facts and figures on how it’s being used and by whom.

Announcing ClusterControl 1.4 - the MySQL Replication & MongoDB Edition

Release of ClusterControl 1.4 with key new features related to MySQL Replication and MongoDB in particular, along with performance improvements and bug fixes.

How to secure MongoDB from ransomware - ten tips

Need tips on how to secure your MongoDB setup and protect yourself against ransomware? We have collected ten tips that are easy to follow and execute on your MongoDB databases.

Secure MongoDB and Protect Yourself from the Ransom Hack

Recently, several attackers were able to break into thousands of MongoDB systems, wipe the databases and leave a ransom note. This could have been prevented if those in charge would have followed some standard security procedures. This blog post describes how to protect yourself from MongoDB ransomware. What is it, why is it a problem and what can you do to protect yourself against it?

Become a MongoDB DBA: MongoDB Sharding Ins & Outs - Part 2

In our previous post, we showed you how to shard your MongoDB databases and covered the theory behind it. But you are not done yet. How do you monitor the shards to make sure they are performing, and that data is distributed evenly between your shards? And how do you consistently backup your data across shards? This is our ninth post in the “Become a MongoDB DBA” blog series.

About cloud lock-in and open source databases

Severalnines CEO Vinay Joosery discusses key considerations to take when choosing cloud providers to host and manage mission critical data; and thus avoid cloud lock-in.

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Announcing NinesControl: helping MongoDB and MySQL developers scale in AWS and DigitalOcean clouds

Today we’re announcing NinesControl, a database management cloud service, which enables developers to uniformly and transparently deploy and manage polyglot open source databases on any cloud, with no vendor lock-in.

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