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May 17, 2021

Understanding Indexes in MySQL: Part Two

This blog post is the second part of the series of blogs about indexes in MySQL. In the first part of the blog post series about MySQL indexes, we have covered quite many things, including what...

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 10, 2021

New User and LDAP Management in ClusterControl 1.8.2

After upgrading to ClusterControl 1.8.2, you should get the following notification banner: What's up with that? It is a depreciation notice of the current user management system in favor of the new user management system...

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 5, 2021

Automate Database Schema Object Check

Monitoring your database schema changes in MySQL/MariaDB provides a huge help as it saves time analyzing your database growth, table definition changes, data size, index size, or row size. For MySQL/MariaDB, running a query referencing...

May 4, 2021

Database Automation Best Practices in FinTech

Automation equals speed - there is no discussion about it. Automation also increases reliability and reduces the error rate. Those feats are important in pretty much every kind of industry, but they are crucial for...

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...

April 28, 2021

Automate Database Configuration Check

Many system administrators commonly overlook the importance of ongoing database configuration tuning. Configuration options are often being configured or tuned once, during the installation stage, and being left out until some unwanted events occur to...

April 26, 2021

Announcing CCX Database as a Service from Severalnines

  We at Severalnines are thrilled to announce the release of CCX, our brand new database as a service (DBaaS) offering!  It’s a fully managed service built atop the powerful ClusterControl automated operational database management...

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