How to Get Started with Open Source Database Management

Krzysztof Ksiazek
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Join Krzysztof Książek, Senior Support Engineer at Severalnines and expert Database Administrator (DBA), for this 60min crash course on managing open source databases!

If you’ve recently been tasked with taking care of an open source database and are not sure how to proceed; or have worked with open source databases before, but never had to manage them (in other words, you’re not a DBA) … this webinar is for you!

What should you focus on? What are the most important tasks of a DBA?

Krzysztof will share some tips to help you get started on your adventure in open source database management and will try to make it as database-agnostic as possible. In the end, no matter what database you end up managing, some of the tasks and skills required are the same.

So if you’re a sysadmin, DevOps, developer, system architect, … or a DBA in search of a refresher session, make sure to watch this webinar replay!


  • What does working with open source databases involve?
    • Runbooks
    • Testing procedures
  • Automation
    • Why automate?
    • What to automate?
  • Tips and tricks for typical procedures in open source database management
    • Backups
    • High Availability
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Monitoring
    • Health Checks
    • Performance Tuning
The only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.