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Database Cluster Management - Manual vs Automation via ClusterControl

Database Cluster management tasks include restart/recovery of services that fail, topology changes, reconfiguration, rolling upgrades, backups and performing security procedures. Since the tasks usually involve multiple servers, these can be repetitive and error-prone. This blog looks at efficiency gains when using ClusterControl to manage a MySQL Galera cluster as compared to manual ways.

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9 DevOps Tips for going in production with MySQL / MariaDB Galera Cluster: webinar replay

In this webinar, we will guide you through 9 key tips to consider before taking Galera Cluster for MySQL / MariaDB into production.

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ClusterControl Tips & Tricks - Custom graphs to monitor your MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB and PostgreSQL systems

This blog post will show you how to add custom graphs to ClusterControl to monitor specific MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB or PostgreSQL metrics.

Watch the replay: MySQL Query Tuning Part 2 - Indexing and EXPLAIN

This is the replay of Part 2 of our webinar trilogy on MySQL Query Tuning. This session covered Indexing and EXPLAIN, one of the most important tools in the DBA’s arsenal.

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Two Database Sharding Tools for MySQL

This blog post will introduce you to three different tools which are designed to help users shard their MySQL databases.

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Database Security - MySQL Upgrade Instructions for Zero-day Exploit

This blog shows you how to upgrade your MySQL and MariaDB databases, in order to address CVE-2016-6662 - a publicly disclosed vulnerability in MySQL.

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Database Sharding - How does it work?

Why do we shard? How does sharding work? What are the different ways to shard a database? This post goes through some of the theory behind sharding.

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Load balanced MySQL Galera setup - Manual Deployment vs ClusterControl

Deploying a MySQL Galera Cluster with redundant load balancing takes a bit of time. This blog looks at how long it would take to do it manually vs using ClusterControl to perform the task.

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Press Release: Severalnines and WooServers bring ClusterControl to web hosting

This is an announcement blog about a partnership that Severalnines entered in with Wooservers, in order to make a managed service available on WooServers data centers, as well as on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure that includes comprehensive infrastructure automation and management of MySQL-based database clusters.

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ClusterControl 1.3.2 Released with Key MongoDB Features - Sharded Deployments, Cluster-Consistent Backups, Advisors and more

Release of ClusterControl 1.3.2 with new features, such as deploying and adding MongoDB sharded clusters, a new alarm viewer, new deployment wizard for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL, along with performance improvements and bug fixes.