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June 1, 2021

Integrating ClusterControl with SNMP : Part Two

This blog post is a continuation of the previous part 1, where we have covered the basics of SNMP integration with ClusterControl. In this blog post, we are going to focus on SNMP traps and...

May 27, 2021

Integrating ClusterControl with SNMP – A Proof of Concept : Part One

ClusterControl comes with a number of distinctive alerts (or alarms) which you won't find in other monitoring systems. ClusterControl understands a database cluster topology as a whole - all database nodes and the relation between...

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 13, 2021

MongoDB Insecurity Levels and How to Avoid Them

Most database management systems have several techniques of securing their data from an outsider or an unauthorized person or application. The techniques prevent your data from being read or copied without the user’s permission. MongoDB...

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 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 20, 2021

Automating MongoDB Backups: A Guide

If you’re a database administrator, chances are that you have heard that once things become related to your database, you have a couple of options to choose from. You can choose from MySQL, MS SQL,...

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

MongoDB Backup Preparation

Backups are very crucial to any organization as they cushion against the complete loss of important data or information. In case of accidental data loss, it can easily be restored or recovered from the earlier...

April 2, 2021

Enforcing Role-Based Access Controls with ClusterControl

In Severalnines’ recent release of ClusterControl version 1.8.2 we have introduced a lot of sophisticated features and changes. One of the important features is the newly improved User Management System, which covers New User and...

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