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June 3, 2021

Using PgBouncer Connection Pooler for PostgreSQL with ClusterControl 1.8.2

Modern apps like microservices typically require a lot of database connections, they also use and release those connections very quickly. When PostgreSQL was developed almost 25 years ago, its developers decided not to use threads...

May 25, 2021

PostgreSQL v13 Deployment and Scaling with ClusterControl 1.8.2

PostgreSQL is one of the databases that can be deployed via ClusterControl, along with MySQL, MariaDB and MongoDB. ClusterControl not only simplifies the deployment of the database cluster, but has a function for scalability in...

May 24, 2021

Best Practices in Scaling Databases: Part Two

In the previous blog post, we have covered the basics of scaling - what it is, what are the types, what is a must-have if we want to scale. This blog post will focus on...

May 21, 2021

How to Automate Deployment of PostgreSQL Database

In the world of information technology, automation is not a new thing for most of us. In fact, most organizations are using it for various purposes depending on their work type and objectives. For example,...

May 19, 2021

How to manage large databases effectively

One of the biggest concerns when managing a database is the size and complexity of its data. As the size of the database increases, you need to have a plan in place for how to...

May 14, 2021

Understanding Indexes in MySQL: Part One

Indexes in MySQL are a very complex beast. We have covered MySQL indexes in the past, but we have never taken a deeper dive into them - we will do that in these series of...

May 12, 2021

Best Practices in Scaling Databases: Part 1

All of you have heard about scaling - your architecture should be scalable, you should be able to scale up to meet the demand, so on and so forth. What does it mean when we...

May 7, 2021

Full Ops Automation of your Hybrid Cloud Database

In a previous blog, we wrote about about the architecture of  hybrid cloud databases. Having database instances in different datacenters sounds all good, but how do you manage all that? How do you know if...

May 6, 2021

Automate Database Health Check

Ensuring the database is healthy is one of the critical and important things that a database administrator must do. If we neglect the maintenance of the database, there is a higher probability that we run...

May 3, 2021

MongoDB Database Deployment Automation

Organizations are making use of infrastructure in the cloud because it offers speed, flexibility, and scalability. You can imagine if we can spin up a new database instance with just a click, and it takes...

April 30, 2021

Automated Testing of the Upgrade Process for PostgreSQL

Testing is a time-consuming task, but it is a must before any upgrade process on any technology. Depending on the type of upgrade, it could be harder or easier, but it is always necessary if...

April 29, 2021

MySQL Database Deployment Automation

Automation is in vogue these days. Technology evolves quickly, and more people are contributing to existing available third party automation software platforms. As the season of fast-paced deployments, automation is now necessary and considered as...

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