Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part III: Patroni

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In the final post of this series, we will review the last solution, Patroni by Zalando, and compare all three at the end so you can determine which high availability framework is best for your PostgreSQL hosting deployment. Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part I: PostgreSQL Automatic Failover. Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part II: Replication Manager. Managing High Availability in #PostgreSQL – Part III: Patroni vs. PAF vs. repmgr Click To Tweet.

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Meaningful availability , Hauer et al., This very clearly written paper describes the Google G Suite team’s search for a meaningful availability metric: one that accurately reflected what their end users experienced, and that could be used by engineers to pinpoint issues and guide improvements. > > A good availability metric should be meaningful, proportional, and actionable. ‘five nines availability’). Making availability actionable.

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Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part II

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Are you deploying PostgreSQL in the cloud and want to understand your options for achieving high availability? In our previous blog post, Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part I , we discussed the capabilities and functioning of PostgreSQL Automatic Failover (PAF) by ClusterLabs. Managing High Availability in #PostgreSQL – Part II: Open Source repmgr Tool Click To Tweet. High Availability Test Scenarios.

Dynamic management views for monitoring availability replicas and databases for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 37th article for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we will explore useful dynamic management views for monitoring availability replicas and databases. Always On Availability Groups Monitoring

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part III: Failover Scenarios

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In this three-part blog series, we introduced a High Availability (HA) Framework for MySQL hosting in Part I, and discussed the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication in Part II. Now in Part III, we review how the framework handles some of the important MySQL failure scenarios and recovers to ensure high availability. The Corosync and Pacemaker framework detects that the master MySQL is no longer available.

Monitor SQL Server Always On Availability groups using extended events

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In this 33rd article of SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will use extended events to monitor the availability group. Introduction Database professionals’ primary role is to do proactive monitoring for ensuring system availability.

An overview of distributed SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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This is the 12th article in the series of SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. Introduction SQL Server 2016 provides a new feature Distributed Availability Group for disaster recovery purposes. AlwaysOn Availability Groups Installation, setup and configuration

Deploy a distributed SQL Server Always On Availability Group

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In the previous article, An overview of distributed SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we explored the concept of the distributed availability groups in SQL Server always on availability group. It is available from Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2017.

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part II: Semisynchronous Replication

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In Part I , we introduced a High Availability (HA) framework for MySQL hosting and discussed various components and their functionality. Semisynchronous replication, which is natively available in MySQL, helps the HA framework to ensure data consistency and redundancy for committed transactions. Let’s discuss some of the key MySQL settings used to ensure optimal behavior for high availability and data consistency in our framework.

Dynatrace Managed now available on all major cloud platforms

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Dynatrace Managed now available on the Google Cloud Platform. The post Dynatrace Managed now available on all major cloud platforms appeared first on Dynatrace blog. Dynatrace news.

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Explore dynamic management views for monitoring SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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Introduction SQL Server Always On Availability Groups gives you the ability to safeguard the SQL databases and implements a solution for high-availability and disaster recovery. Always On Availability Groups Monitoring

Make the most of secondary replicas in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 31st article of the SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will explore how you can use the secondary replica SQL database for your workloads. Always On Availability Groups Transaction log

Transparent Data Encryption for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 15th article of SQL Server Always On Availability Groups series, we will cover Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) for AG databases. Always On Availability Groups Transparent Data Encryption (TDE

Configuring SQL Server Always On Availability Groups on AWS EC2

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In this article, we will review how to set up multi-subnet Always On Availability groups using AWS EC2 instances and AWS FSx as file share witness. The following are the steps involved in creating a multi-subnet Always On Availability groups in AWS EC2 instances: Prepare EC2 instances Create AWS FSx for file share witness Create […]. AlwaysOn Availability Groups Clustering High Availability

Explore failover types in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 27th article of the SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will discuss various failover modes for AG databases. Always On Availability Groups Installation, setup and configuration

Configure SQL Server Always On Availability Groups using Windows PowerShell scripts

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In this 38th article for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we will explore Windows PowerShell scripts to configure it. Always On Availability Groups PowerShell

Highly Available Redis Clusters with Automated Sharding Launches at ScaleGrid

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Redis Cluster is the native sharding implementation available within Redis, an open-source in-memory data structure project, that allows you to automatically shard across multiple Redis nodes without having to rely on external tools and utilities. This is available in addition to their Redis replica set solutions that make it easy to spread out your reads across multiple nodes. Some of the advanced benefits of Redis Clusters include: High Availability. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

ScaleGrid Fully Managed Hosting for Redis™ Now Available on Azure

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It’s crucial for organizations to properly configure their Redis™ deployments for high availability and disaster recovery, as a couple minutes of downtime can be detrimental to a company’s security and reputation.”. ScaleGrid is the only cloud hosting service for Redis™ that allows you to customize your master-slave and cross-datacenter configurations for 100% uptime and availability across 30 different Azure regions. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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Restore an existing availability group database participating in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 20th article for the SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will cover the steps to restore an existing availability group database. Always On Availability Groups Backup and restore

Read Scale Availability Group in a clusterless availability group

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In this article, we will explore configuring Read Scale Availability Group that does not require a failover clustering configuration. Introduction SQL Server Always On is a high availability and disaster recovery solution available starting from SQL Server 2012. AlwaysOn Availability Groups High AvailabilityIt helps to scale read-only connections to the secondary replica in a cluster less configuration.

Column-level SQL Server encryption with SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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It is the 30th article in the SQL Server Always On Availability Groups series and explores column-level SQL Server encryption with AG groups. Always On Availability Groups Security SQL Server 2019

ScaleGrid DigitalOcean Support for MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis™ Now Available

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PALO ALTO, Calif., June 9, 2020 – ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider, has just announced support for their MySQL , PostgreSQL and Redis™ solutions on DigitalOcean. This launch is in addition to their current DigitalOcean offering for MongoDB® database , the only DBaaS to support this database on DigitalOcean. MySQL and PostgreSQL are the top two open source relational databases in the world, and Redis is the top key-value database.

Configure Integration Services Catalog Database SSISDB in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 39th article for SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will learn to configure SSISDB in the highly available AG groups. Always On Availability Groups Integration Services (SSIS

Apply SQL Server patches or cumulative updates in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 32nd article on SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will discuss the process to apply a service pack or Cumulative packs for AG replica instances. Always On Availability Groups

Database-level health detection in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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This is the 8th article in the series for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. Introduction SQL Server Always On Availability Groups create a group of databases that fails over together in case the primary replica is unavailable.

Add a new node into existing SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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This is the 5th article in the series of a comprehensive guide to SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. Introduction In the previous articles (see TOC at the bottom), we configured a two-node SQL Server Always On Availability Group.

Custom policies for AG dashboards of SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 35th article in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we will implement a custom policy for monitoring AG groups. Always On Availability Groups

Dynatrace Managed turnkey Premium High Availability for globally distributed data centers (Early Adopter)

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Dynatrace Managed is intrinsically highly available as it stores three copies of all events, user sessions, and metrics across its cluster nodes. We’re therefore proud to announce Premium High Availability for Dynatrace Managed to address exactly this need in a completely turnkey manner without any external load balancing or replication technologies. Turnkey high availability across globally distributed data centers. Not available for offline clusters.

Suspend and Resume Data Movement in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 26th article for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups series, we will discuss the process to suspend and resume data movements between AG replicas. Always On Availability Groups

SQL Server Always On Availability Groups Interview Questions & Answers

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In this article, we will discuss a number of interview questions that you could be asked about the SQL Server Always On Availability Groups feature when attending an interview for the SQL Server database administrator role. AlwaysOn Availability Groups SQL interview questions

Reporting at scale leveraging cross-environment dashboards (General Availability)

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We’re happy to announce the General Availability of cross-environment dashboarding capabilities (having released this functionality in an Early Adopter release with Dynatrace version 1.172 back in June 2019). Keep the token secret available for the second and final configuration step.

Configure SQL Server replication for a database in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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This is the 16th article for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups series and explores SQL replication integration with AGs. Introduction Recently, I received a requirement to configure the SQL Replication for the availability group database.

Automatic Seeding in Always On Availability Groups

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Introduction In SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we can add a database into an existing availability group using different methods. Full Database and Log backup: It starts data synchronization by taking full and log backup for the availability group database. AlwaysOn Availability Groups High AvailabilityWe get the following option in the Initial Data Synchronization wizard in SSMS.

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part II

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In Part I, we introduced a High Availability (HA) framework for MySQL hosting and discussed various components and their functionality. Now in Part II, we will discuss the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication and the related configuration settings that help us ensure redundancy and consistency of the data in our HA setup.

The Hub and Spoke model of policy-based management for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 34th article on SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we will explore policy-based management features for the AG’s. It is available from SQL Server 2008 onwards. Always On Availability Groups

Configure SQL Server Reporting Services databases in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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This is the 25th article in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups series. In this article, we will explore the high availability configuration for reporting services databases. Always On Availability Groups Reporting Services (SSRS

Exploring AG dashboards for monitoring SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 21st article on SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we will explore the AG dashboard and its various options for monitoring purposes. As you configure SQL Server Always On Availability Group for the […].

Monitor and failover a Distributed SQL Server Always On Availability Group

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In this 14th article of SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we monitor and failover a distributed AG. Introduction We can implement a distributed availability group between multiple independent failover cluster nodes. AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Explore SQL Server PolyBase External Tables in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this 28th article for SQL Server Always On Availability Group series, we explore the high-availability for the SQL Server PolyBase(SSB) external tables using AG groups. Always On Availability Groups PolyBase

Automatic Page Repair in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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This is the 9th article in the series of SQL Server Always On Availability Groups. Introduction SQL Server Always On is a disaster and high availability feature. AlwaysOn Availability GroupsIn the previous articles, we explored the following features.

Backup compression in TDE enabled databases in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In the previous article, Transparent Data Encryption for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we discussed enabling TDE for the existing database in AG. Always On Availability Groups Backup and restore Transparent Data Encryption (TDE

Isolation levels behavior in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In my previous article, Data synchronization in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we explored the internal data synchronization for both Asynchronous and Synchronous data commit mode. AlwaysOn Availability Groups High AvailabilityIn the following image, on the secondary replica, we can see two important processes. Log Receive: It receives the log records sent by the primary replica and writes […].

Configure a SQL Server Always On Availability Group on the domain-independent Failover Cluster

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This article continues from the series on SQL Server Always On Availability Group. AlwaysOn Availability Groups Installation, setup and configurationThis is the 11th article in this series.