Recently, I needed to set up a Proof of Concept (POC) and wanted to do it on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). After documenting the process, it seemed it might be helpful for others looking for the most basic guide possible to get a Mongo server up and running on GCP. The process below will […]Read more
So your MySQL server has crashed. What do you do now? When a server is down, in my opinion, there are two steps that are essential and both are extremely important and neither should be neglected:
Save diagnostic information for determining the root cause analysis (RCA).
Get the server back up and running.
Too many people rush […]Read more
Percona Kubernetes Operators allow users to simplify deployment and management of MongoDB and MySQL databases on Kubernetes. Both operators allow users to store backups on S3-compatible storage and leverage Percona XtraBackup and Percona Backup for MongoDB to deliver backup and restore functionality. Both backup tools do not work with Azure Blob Storage, which is […]Read more
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I try to use Open Source when a good solution exists, so for my home firewall, I’m using OPNSense – a very powerful FreeBSD-based firewall appliance with great features along with a powerful GUI.
One of the plugins available with OPNSense is node_exporter, which exposes a lot of operating system metrics through the Prometheus protocol.