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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...

April 27, 2021

Database Automation Best Practices in the Healthcare Industry

Database management at scale can’t be done without proper automation techniques. Long gone are the days when database administrators were naming their database servers, spend days tuning and tweaking the configuration, ensuring that everything works...

April 20, 2021

Using Automation to Speed up Release Tests on PostgreSQL

Having a test environment is a must in all companies. It could be necessary for testing changes or new releases of the application, or even for testing your existing application with a new PostgreSQL version....

April 19, 2021

Using Automation to Speed up Release Tests on Galera Cluster With ClusterControl

Release tests are typically one of the steps in the whole deployment process. You write the code, and then you verify how it behaves on a staging environment, and then, finally, you deploy the new...

April 16, 2021

How to use Encryption to Protect MongoDB data

With many kinds of data stored in the database, sometimes we may be dealing with confidential data, which might include credit card data, financial record, personal information. Those PII (Personal Identifiable Information) data is subject...

April 9, 2021

How to Get Started With Database Automation

Database automation helps make complex and time consuming tasks simple and fast. The tasks most commonly and easily identified for automation are those that are time-consuming yet repetitive. These often consume productivity, and can affect...

April 6, 2021

How Database Automation Lowers The Total Cost of Ownership of Infrastructure Services

With the pandemic scorching the world for more than a year already, businesses are looking for a reduction in the cost of operating a business. In many cases, IT is one of the most expensive...

April 1, 2021

Audit Logging for MongoDB

One of the security aspects of managing a database is to understand who accessed the database, when, and what did they do. Although we have already secured the MongoDB service,  we still want to know...

March 25, 2021

Architecting for Security : A Guide for MongoDB

The prevalence of data breaches is no longer surprising. Based on the just released FBI cybercrime report, victims of cybercrime have cumulatively lost a whopping $4.2 billion in 2020 which is $700 million more than...

March 18, 2021

Disaster Recovery for Galera Cluster Deployed to a Hybrid Cloud

Running a Galera Cluster in a hybrid cloud should consist of at least two different geographical sites, connecting hosts in the on-premises or private cloud with the ones in the public cloud. Whether you use...

March 15, 2021

ClusterControl Now Available on

If you’re familiar with Severalnines’ product offerings, chances are you have probably heard about gridscale too. Well, we have some good news. Our flagship product - ClusterControl - is now available on the gridscale marketplace!...

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