Installing ClusterControl with an existing cluster and Nginx

ClusterControl is a comprehensive tool for managing and monitoring MySQL and MongoDb clusters, more information can be found here. ClusterControl comes with some great scripts for automating deployment, however there…

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Upgrading Percona XtraDB Cluster from 5.5 to 5.6

I followed the Percona guide to upgrade my XtraDB Cluster (MySQL + Galera) from 5.5 to 5.6, here are some observations of the process. The upgrade process I included…

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Migrating to MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu

MySQL 5.5 has been GA since December 2010, however there are currently no deb packages available. Ubuntu takes all (or most of) it's packages from the unstable Debian branch,…

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