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November 15, 2018

Webinar Replay: Backup Management for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB with ClusterControl

Thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s webinar on ‘Backup Management with ClusterControl’. The replay is now available to watch online as well as the slide deck. If you feel frustrated by traditional, labour-intensive...

November 15, 2018

Database Security – Backup Encryption In-Transit & At-Rest

Securing your data is one of the most important tasks that we should prioritize. The emergence of regulations that requires security compliance such as GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, or PHI requires that your data should...

November 8, 2018

How to Customize your MySQL & MariaDB Backups with ClusterControl

ClusterControl’s centralized backup management feature supports the standard mysqldump, Percona Xtrabackup backup and Mariabackup provided by MariaDB. We believe the chosen command line arguments for the respective methods are optimal for most database workloads, and...

November 7, 2018

Best Practices for Database Backups

Backups - one of the most important things to take care of while managing databases. It is said there are two types of people - those who backup their data and those who will backup...

November 1, 2018

Simple Scheduling of Maintenance Windows Across Your Database Clusters

Maintenance is something that an operation team can not avoid. Servers have to keep up with the latest software, hardware and technology to ensure systems are stable and running with the lowest risk possible, while...

October 19, 2018

How to Minimize RPO for Your PostgreSQL Databases Using Point in Time Recovery

In a disaster recovery plan, your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is a key recovery parameter that dictates how much data you can afford to lose. RPO is listed in time, from seconds to days. Effectively,...

August 24, 2018

Using Barman to Backup PostgreSQL – An Overview

Database backups play an imperative role in designing an effective disaster recovery strategy for production databases. Database Administrators and Architects must continuously work towards designing an optimal and effective backup strategy for real-time mission critical...

August 8, 2018

A Review of MongoDB Backup Options

Database backup is nothing but a way to protect or restore data. It is the process of storing the operational state, architecture, and data of your database. It can be very useful in situations of...

July 20, 2018

6 Common Failure Scenarios for MySQL & MariaDB, and How to Fix Them

It this blog post, we will analyze 6 different failure scenarios in production database systems, ranging from single-server issues to multi-datacenter failover plans. We will walk you through recovery and failover procedures for the respective...

July 17, 2018

New Backup Management and Security Features for MySQL & PostgreSQL: ClusterControl Release 1.6.2

We are excited to announce the 1.6.2 release of ClusterControl - the all-inclusive database management system that lets you easily automate and manage highly available open source databases in any environment: on-premise or in the...

June 20, 2018

Backup PostgreSQL Using pg_dump and pg_dumpall

Businesses and services deliver value based on data. Availability, consistent state, and durability are top priorities for keeping customers and end-users satisfied. Lost or inaccessible data could possibly equate to lost customers. Database backups should...

June 6, 2018

MariaDB Backup & PostgreSQL in the Cloud – ClusterControl Release 1.6.1

We are excited to announce the 1.6.1 release of ClusterControl - the all-inclusive database management system that lets you easily deploy, monitor, manage and scale highly available open source databases in any environment: on-premise or...

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