ClusterControl - The Guide

ClusterControl differs from the usual approach of trying to bolt together performance monitoring, automatic failover and backup management tools by combining – in one product – everything you need to deploy and operate mission-critical databases in production. This Guide explains why ClusterControl is the only database management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.

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Introducton

ClusterControl differs from the usual approach of trying to bolt together performance monitoring, automatic failover and backup management tools by combining – in one product – everything you need to deploy and operate mission-critical databases in production. This Guide explains why ClusterControl is the only database management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.

Table of contents

  • Introduction
  • What Makes ClusterControl Different
    • Comprehensive Management of Open Source Databases
    • The Need for Cluster Management Software
    • Not Just Monitoring
    • All-in-one Management Software
  • ClusterControl Architecture
  • Functionality
    • Backup Management
      • Schedule, Manage and Operate Backups
      • Define Backup Policies, Retention, History
      • Upload to the Cloud
      • Backup Encryption
      • Automatic Backup Verification
    • Monitoring and Alerting
      • Integrations
      • Agent Based Monitoring
    • Deployment and Scaling
      • Deployment on Cloud
      • Load Balancers
      • Integration with Configuration Management Systems via the CLI
    • Patches and Upgrades
      • Operational Reporting on Version Upgrades
    • Security and Compliance
      • Securing ClusterControl Traffic
      • ClusterControl Secure Backups
      • Encryption of Data in Transit (SSL)
      • Key Management
      • Security Advisors
      • User Roles
      • Audit Log for MySQL
      • Database Infrastructure Audit
    • Operational Reports
    • Configuration Management
    • Automatic Recovery & Repair
      • Make Sure the Master Is Really Dead Before You Failover
      • Failover Only Once
      • Do Not Failover to an Inconsistent Slave
      • Only Write to the Master
      • Do Not Automatically Recover the Failed Master
    • Performance Management
    • Automatic Performance Advisors
      • Custom Advisors
      • Developer Studio
  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Deployment
    • Monitoring
    • Scaling
    • Management
  • Conclusion
ClusterControl
The only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.