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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.

Database Management for DevOps: All the Severalnines Resources

This blog aggregates all the best resources that Severalnines has created to date to help DevOps teams deploy, manage, and monitor their database environments.

The DevOps Guide to Database Management - New Whitepaper

This new guide discusses the challenges that DevOps teams face when they are required to deploy, manage and monitor database stacks.

MySQL on Docker: Running Galera Cluster with ClusterControl on Kubernetes

In our previous posts, we showed how one can run Galera Cluster on Kubernetes. This blog post covers how ClusterControl being part of the stack helps in running your Galera Cluster.

What's New with ProxySQL in ClusterControl v1.4.2

We showcased some of the significant changes around ProxySQL on ClusterControl 1.4.2.

Docker: All the Severalnines Resources

Severalnines was an early believer in Docker and have developed many exciting resources and tutorials on how to utilize Docker for open source database management.

ClusterControl on Docker

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

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.

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.