Tag: clustercontrol

Miscellaneous

How to Get Started with ClusterControl

Managing database production systems takes a ton of work. Even with all the passion you can muster, it is never an easy undertaking. For one, the times when you had single database vendor are gone. The competition in the market is very strong. Developers, architects, everyone takes what’s best for their application. You regularly need …

Miscellaneous

How to Schedule Database Backups with ClusterControl

Database backup is a critical part of database management, and has to be carefully planned. Scheduling a backup is not enough, backup data also need to be verified for consistency and integrity. There are other considerations like encryption, and archiving off-site. A good backup manager would have features that take into account all these different …

Clustering

Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA – Deploying your Databases and Clusters

We get some nice feedback with regards to our product ClusterControl, especially how easy it is to install and get going. Installing new software is one thing, but using it properly is another. It is not uncommon to be impatient to test new software and one would rather toy around with a new exciting application …

Clustering

Updated: Become a ClusterControl DBA: User Management

  In the previous posts of this blog series, we covered deployment of clustering/replication (MySQL / Galera, MySQL Replication, MongoDB & PostgreSQL), management & monitoring of your existing databases and clusters, performance monitoring and health, how to make your setup highly available through HAProxy and MaxScale, how to prepare yourself against disasters by scheduling backups, …

Clustering

How To Achieve PCI Compliance for MySQL & MariaDB with ClusterControl

  Watch and listen to Laurent Blume, Unix Systems Engineer & PCI Specialist and Vinay Joosery, CEO at Severalnines, as they discuss all there is to know about how to achieve PCI compliance for MySQL & MariaDB with ClusterControl in the replay of our latest webinar. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is …

Clustering, Security

ClusterControl Tips & Tricks: Securing your MySQL Installation (Updated)

  Requires ClusterControl 1.2.11 or later. Applies to MySQL based clusters. During the life cycle of Database installation it is common that new user accounts are created. It is a good practice to once in a while verify that the security is up to standards. That is, there should at least not be any accounts …

Clustering

How to Secure the ClusterControl Server

  In our previous blog post, we showed you how you can secure your open source databases with ClusterControl. But what about the ClusterControl server itself? How do we secure it? This will be the topic for today’s blog. We assume the host is solely for ClusterControl usage, with no other applications running on it. …

Clustering, NoSQL MongoDB, Security

Announcing ClusterControl 1.5.1 – Featuring Backup Encryption for MySQL, MongoDB & PostgreSQL

  What better way to start a new year than with a new product release? Today we are excited to announce the 1.5.1 release of ClusterControl – the all-inclusive database management system that lets you easily deploy, monitor, manage and scale highly available open source databases – and load balancers – in any environment: on-premise …

Clustering, Security

How to Secure Your Open Source Databases with ClusterControl

  Security is one of the most important aspects of running a database. Whether you are a developer or a DBA, if you are managing the database, it is your responsibility to safeguard your data and protect it from any kind of unauthorized access. The unfortunate fact is that many organizations do not protect their …