AWS DocumentDB – A NoSQL Equivalent For Aurora

AWS DocumentDB

As we all know that AWS announced the managed MongoDB services called as AWS DocumentDB. MongoDB is one of my favourite NoSQL Databases even for developers. Since Im working with MongoDB in AWS, its the very first step setting up the replica set and shards. It’ll take a couple of mins to configure. But setting up the monitoring and other stuffs like troubleshooting replication issue, resync the failed replica and fixing issues in sharding is a big headache for DBAs. I guess even AWS felt the pain 🙂

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Automation Script For Percona Xtrabackup FULL/Incremental

Automation Script For Percona Xtrabackup FULL/Incremental
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This is my first post in 2019, and Im starting with a MySQL solution. In MySQL world, implementing a better backup strategy to meet all of your requirement is still a challenging thing. The complexity depends on your RPO and RTO. Percona has many tools to help DBAs in many scenarios. Xtrabackup is one of the best backup tools to perform a better backup on TeraBytes size of databases. Also, another great feature is it supports Incremental and Differential backup.

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RunDeck Series 5 – Encrypt Key Files And Passwords In RunDeck

Encrypt Key Files And Passwords

While managing multi servers in a single place, we need a secure authentication method which includes SSH Keys, Passwords and etc. RunDeck is having a great feature called Key Storage. RunDeck Key Storage is a secure and encrypted place for storing confidential contents. Its using HashiCorp Vault for this. Its already enabled by default. So we just upload our keys and creating encrypted passwords.

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RunDeck Series 3 – Configure Nginx ProxyPass For RunDeck

Configure ProxyPass For Rundeck

RunDeck’s web GUI always run on port 4440. If we want to make it run on 80 then we need to do a custom installation. Since that’ll be a long process and its not applicable for existing RunDeck servers. In this blog, we are configuring nginx proxypass for Rundeck to make RunDeck web access on port 80.

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RunDeck Series 2 – Add Nodes to the Rundeck

Add nodes to the Rundeck Server is very next step after installation. Here we are going to see adding Linux nodes to Rundeck. After Rudeck 3.0+ the resources.xml file will not create automatically. In previous versions, this file was automatically created while creating a project. We’ll node nodes details in this file. But in latest versions, it’s not creating automatically.

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