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ClusterControl on Docker

This blog describes how to utilize a Docker image file to install a containerized version of ClusterControl.

Optimal database control solutions for the Benelux: Severalnines & OptimaData team-up

Severalnines & OptimaData partner to deliver open source database management solutions, consulting and training for the Benelux region.

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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.

MySQL on Docker: Running Galera Cluster on Kubernetes

In our previous posts, we showed how one can run Galera Cluster on Docker Swarm, and discussed some of the limitations with regards to production environments. Kubernetes is widely used as orchestration tool, and we’ll see whether we can leverage it to achieve production-grade Galera Cluster on Docker.

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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Using the Galera Replication Window advisor to avoid SST

In Galera Cluster, the gcache provides incremental state transfers by sending transactions to joining nodes. But if the gcache file is too small, this may cause full state snapshot transfers. The Galera replication window advisor will continuously review if your gcache size is large enough.

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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MySQL on Docker: Swarm Mode Limitations for Galera Cluster in Production Setups

This blog post explains some of the Docker Swarm Mode limitations in handling Galera Cluster natively in production environments.

Video: ClusterControl Command Line Client (CLI) Product Demonstration

This video details the features and functions that are available in the new ClusterControl Command Line Client (CLI).

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Database Automation: Integrating the ClusterControl CLI with your ChatBot

The new ClusterControl command line client allows easy integration with other automation and collaboration tools, such as chatbots. Instead of integrating the CLI in your own chatbot, you can use the Hubot based ClusterControl chatbot called CCBot alternatively.