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April 5, 2024

Scaling with Elasticsearch: use cases

We scale database clusters for many reasons; primarily, we do so to spread the load amongst the cluster peers. Scaling can be done up or out. Scaling up is what is commonly also known as...

April 4, 2024

ClusterControl Terraform provider now available

We're pleased to announce that ClusterControl (CC) now integrates with the widely-used Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tool - Terraform. With our Terraform Provider, users can build provisioning workflows into the deployment sequences of their ClusterControl-managed...

March 27, 2024

What’s new in PG15

PostgreSQL releases major versions relatively often, about once a year. This is because the PostgreSQL Global Development Group (PGDG) is committed to providing new features and improvements to the database on a regular basis. Of...

March 20, 2024

Vector Similarity Search with PostgreSQL’s pgvector – A Deep Dive

As the AI revolution surges forward, promising significant innovations, it also introduced new types of vector databases. A vector database stores data as high-dimensional vectors called embeddings, which are mathematical representations of features or attributes...

March 12, 2024

ClusterControl adds in-place major PostgreSQL upgrade and pgvector extension in latest release

We’re thrilled to announce that ClusterControl (CC) version 1.9.8 is now available! This latest release brings a range of exciting features to ClusterControl users, including an in-place major version upgrade for PostgreSQL, the addition of...

March 6, 2024

The what, why, and how of Elasticsearch failover

Elasticsearch failover - what is it? Why did it happen? Why would you bother? Failover is a common situation in a database world. Some failovers are planned upfront, tested in detail and executed by following...

February 28, 2024

The most noteworthy improvements in MariaDB 10.11

Improving on its predecessor, MariaDB 10.6, MariaDB 10.11 is the latest long-term stable series. It was released in February 2023 with ClusterControl support introduced in August of the same year. So what's new? We'll take...

December 15, 2023

Importance of a cloud exit strategy and how to plan one

Nowadays, cloud computing has become an integral part of many companies. It offers flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness. However, despite the numerous benefits, it is crucial for businesses to have a cloud exit strategy in place....

December 8, 2023

What’s new in SQL Server 2022

SQL Server 2022 is the latest database version released by Microsoft in November 2022. The release builds upon previous versions to add more choice for SQL Server users when it comes to development languages, data...

November 20, 2023

3 principles of Sovereign DBaaS and how ClusterControl supports them

In today’s era, where decision making has to be rapid and data-driven, the data that your business aggregates is increasingly critical. And as more and more regulation is passed, data sovereignty is now a significant...

November 6, 2023

What’s new in MongoDB 6

MongoDB 6.0 is a major release by MongoDB launched in July 2022. In the release, MongoDB introduced a bunch of new features and improvements aimed at removing complexity – so that users don’t have to...

October 6, 2023

Best Practices for Scaling A Multi-Cloud Database Infrastructure

Scaling a multi-cloud database infrastructure can be a complex and challenging task, but it's essential for businesses that require high scalability, availability, and reliability. With multi-cloud becoming increasingly popular, organizations are leveraging the benefits of...

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