Management and Automation of Open Source Databases

Proprietary databases have been around for decades with a rich third ­party ecosystem of management tools. But what about open source databases? This whitepaper discusses the various aspects of open source database automation and management as well as the tools available to efficiently run them.

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Introducton

Proprietary databases have been around for decades with a rich third ­party ecosystem of management tools. But what about open source databases? This whitepaper discusses the various aspects of open source database automation and management as well as the tools available to efficiently run them.

Table of contents

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Open Source DBs -­ the New Data Center Standard?
  • 3. The Database Infrastrucnture Lifecycle
  • 4. Tools -­ Build or Buy?
  • 5. Database Deployments -­ Beyond Chef and Puppet
  • 6. Monitoring -­ Why Not Just Use Nagios?
  • 7. Management -­ a Rising Tide of Continuous Scripting
  • 8. Severalnines ClusterControl -­ a Systematic Approach to Operations
ClusterControl
The only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.