In this article we will show you how to install GLPI with Apache, PHP and MySQL on a Debian 7 VPS. GLPI is an IT software management package developed in PHP. It offers many functionalities one of which is to build up a database with an inventory for your company (computer, monitors, software, printers…). GLPI has enhanced functions to make the daily life for the administrators easier, like a job-tracking-system with mail-notification and methods to build a database with basic information about your network-topology. Below are the functions of this application: Inventory of computers, peripherals, network printers and associated components […]
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If you are automating your infrastructure deployments with Chef, then read on. We are glad to announce the availability of a Chef cookbook for ClusterControl. This cookbook replaces previous cookbooks we released for ClusterControl and Galera Cluster. For those using Puppet, please have a look at our Puppet module for ClusterControl.
ClusterControl Cookbook on Chef Supermarket
The ClusterControl cookbook is available on Chef Supermarket, and getting the cookbook is as easy as:
$ knife cookbook site download clustercontrol
This cookbook supports the installation of ClusterControl on top of existing database clusters:
- Galera Cluster
- MySQL Galera Cluster by Codership …
Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in last week’s webinar on 'Galera Cluster for MySQL vs MySQL (NDB) Cluster: A High Level Comparison'. If you missed the sessions or would like to watch the webinar again & browse through the slides, they are now available online.
In this webinar, Severalnines VP of Products, Alex Yu, who was part of the team at Ericsson who originally developed the NDB storage engine in 2001, gave an overview of the two clustering architectures and discussed their respective strengths and weaknesses:
- MySQL Cluster architecture: strengths and limitations
- Galera Architecture: strengths and limitations
- Deployment scenarios
- Data migration
- Read and write workloads (Optimistic/pessimistic locking)
- WAN/Geographical replication
- Schema changes
- Management and monitoring …
November 14, 2014 By Severalnines
Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in this week's webinar on '9 DevOps Tips for Going in Production with Galera Cluster for MySQL'. If you missed the sessions or would like to watch the webinar again & browse through the slides, they are now available online.
In this webinar, Severalnines CTO Johan Andersson discussed 9 key aspects to consider before taking Galera Cluster for MySQL into production:
- 101 Sanity Check
- Operating System
- Backup Strategies
- Galera Recovery
- Query Performance
- Schema changes
- Security / Encryption
- Protecting from Disasters
Watch the replay 9 DevOps Tips for Going in …[Read more]
September 1, 2014 By Severalnines
According to Forrester, a DBA in a large enterprise manages between 8 and 275 databases, with the industry average being 40 databases to a DBA. Larger databases usually require extra effort around tuning, backup, recovery and upgrade. Cloud, as well as automation and management tools can help improve the number of databases managed by one DBA.
With that background, we were pretty excited to introduce support for management of single-instance MySQL and MariaDB databases in ClusterControl 1.2.6. The majority, if not all of the cluster users out there, use single-instance or master-slave replicated setups along their mission-critical …[Read more]
August 21, 2014 By Severalnines
MariaDB Galera Cluster involves more effort and resource to administer than standalone MariaDB systems. If you would like to learn how to better manage your MariaDB cluster, then this webinar series is for you.
We will give you practical advice on how to introduce clusters into your MariaDB / MySQL environment, automate deployment and make it easier for operational staff to manage and monitor the cluster using ClusterControl.
Language, Date & Time:
English - Tuesday, September 30th @ 11am CEST: …[Read more]
August 6, 2014 By Severalnines
Well over a thousand sessions have been submitted for the OpenStack Summit and two of them includes our good selves! We’ve submitted two talks with partners of ours:
- ClusterControl: Efficient and reliable MySQL Management, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting for OpenStack HA)
- Deploying Databases for OpenStack
… and would love it if the talks were included in the final agenda. For that to happen, we need a few more of your votes today!
The OpenStack Summit is a five-day conference for developers, users, and …[Read more]
July 22, 2014 By Severalnines
We just wanted to make it official: Severalnines ClusterControl now supports MariaDB 10!
As most of you know will know by now, MariaDB 10 is the newest and most advanced version of the popular MariaDB relational database system. Whilst remaining application-compatible with the MySQL database, it adds many new capabilities to address the most challenging web and enterprise application use cases. Cluster deployments would be based on MariaDB Galera Cluster 10, which is a complete merge of MariaDB 10.0.12 and Galera Cluster.
ClusterControl for MariaDB Clusters
ClusterControl gives you the power to deploy, manage, monitor and scale entire MariaDB Galera clusters efficiently and …[Read more]
Thomas Nielsen and I recently presented a webinar explaining the latest developments in managing MySQL Cluster. In case you weren’t able to attend (or wanted to refresh your memory) then the webinar replay and charts are now available.
As a reminder, this webinar covered what’s new in MySQL Cluster Manager 1.3 which recently went GA.
By their very nature, clustered environments involve more efforts and resources to administer than standalone systems and this holds true for MySQL Cluster, the database designed for web-scale throughput with carrier-grade …[Read more]
On Thursday 23rd January, Thomas Nielsen and I will be hosting a webinar explaining the latest developments in managing MySQL Cluster. As always the webinar is free but please register here.
Note that we’ll be covering what’s new in MySQL Cluster Manager 1.3 which went GA this week.
By their very nature, clustered environments involve more efforts and resources to administer than standalone systems and this holds true for MySQL Cluster, the database designed for web-scale throughput with carrier-grade availability.
The MySQL Cluster Auto-Installer guides you through defining and running a well configured MySQL Cluster database – …[Read more]
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