Top Rated docs

August 23, 2021

PostgreSQL and TimescaleDB backup restoration using ClusterControl CLI

Data is probably the most valuable asset in a company, so you need to make sure it is safe and can be restored in case of failure. Backups are the basic way to keep it...

August 12, 2021

Redis vs. Memcached From An Administration and Management Perspective

If you Google around, it is trivial to find the comparison between Redis versus Memcached as shown here, here, here and here. In this blog post, we will do a similar comparison between Redis and...

August 9, 2021

ClusterControl – Advanced Backup Management – mariabackup Part III

So far in the previous two parts of this short blog series we have discussed several options that may impact the time and size of the backup. We have discussed different compression options and a...

August 5, 2021

ClusterControl – Advanced Backup Management – MongoDB

Disaster recovery does not complete without a proper backup system. When something bad happens, the data could be restored by using the backup preferably with the latest one. We might want to avoid restoring the...

August 3, 2021

ClusterControl – Advanced Backup Management – PostgreSQL

Information is one of the most valuable assets in a company, so you will need a good Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) to prevent data loss in the event of an accident or hardware failure. Backups...

July 21, 2021

ClusterControl – Advanced Backup Management – mariabackup Part II

In the previous part we have tested backup time and effectiveness of the compression for different backup compression levels and methods. In this blog we will continue our efforts and we will talk about more...

July 19, 2021

ClusterControl – Advanced Backup Management – mariabackup Part I

ClusterControl can, among others, act as a great tool to help you design and execute the backup schedule. Numerous features are available including backup verification, transparent backup encryption and many others. What is quite commonly...

June 29, 2021

Backing Up Redis Clusters: A Guide

As we discussed in one of our previous blogs, backing up Redis is quite important to do, even if all we use Redis for is a cache for your application or the database. We have...

June 25, 2021

An Overview of Backup tools for Redis

Redis is a well-known in-memory datastore, quite commonly used for caching the data from a website or the database. You may think in such use cases backups of the data is not really relevant, but...

June 18, 2021

How to Configure AppArmor for MongoDB Replica Sets?

There are many sections and layers of security if we are talking about the hardening of databases. It starts from the encryption of the underlying storage disk, database access privileges, authentication, network access control, data...

April 22, 2021

Automated Testing of the Upgrade Process for MySQL/MariaDB/Percona Server

Upgrades are always a hard and time-consuming task. First, you should test your application in a test environment, so, ideally, you will need to clone your current production environment for this. Then, you need to...

April 20, 2021

Automating MongoDB Backups: A Guide

If you’re a database administrator, chances are that you have heard that once things become related to your database, you have a couple of options to choose from. You can choose from MySQL, MS SQL,...

Subscribe below to be notified of fresh posts