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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