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MySQL on Docker: Running ProxySQL as a Helper Container on Kubernetes

When your application containers are orchestrated and managed by Kubernetes, you might want to use ProxySQL to better take advantage of your distributed database service running on replication or Galera. In this post, we are going to cover how to run ProxySQL on Kubernetes as a helper container in a pod.

MySQL on Docker: How to Monitor MySQL Containers with Prometheus - Part 1 - Deployment on Standalone and Swarm

Prometheus is an open-source software for monitoring and alerting, it depends on exporters to ‘scrape’ information from e.g., MySQL running on Docker. In this blog, we’ll see how to deploy the database as well as the monitoring stack with Prometheus and its components. We’ll do this for both MySQL running on standalone Docker containers as well as a Galera Cluster running on Docker Swarm.

MySQL on Docker: Running a MariaDB Galera Cluster without Orchestration Tools - DB Container Management - Part 2

So you’ve deployed MariaDB cluster on Docker, what next? What do you do when containers fail or are rescheduled, and IP addresses change? How do you ensure that the database adapts to changes to the underlying container configurations? In this follow-up blog post, we’ll look into cluster management and orchestration of Galera cluster on Docker.

MySQL on Docker: Running a MariaDB Galera Cluster without Container Orchestration Tools - Part 1

Container orchestration tools do not always play nicely with database clusters. In this blog post, we are going to look into how to run a MariaDB Galera Cluster on Docker containers using the standard Docker image on multiple Docker hosts without the help of orchestration tools like Swarm or Kubernetes.

MySQL on Docker - How to Containerize Your Database - New Whitepaper

This whitepaper covers the basics you need to understand when considering running a MySQL service on top of Docker container virtualization.

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.

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.

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