How to Manage MySQL on InfraGuard
How is MySQL being managed currently & Challenges?
MySql is the most popular open-source database and one of the top relational database. It has very rich features and it is also a powerful database platform. With all its positives, we also face a challenge while managing it. We often face challenges like High Disk usage, too many connections, database replication lag. Every time these challenges encounter we login to the database server and remediate. There is no harm in making access to serve and work on the issue to remediate the same. However, we believe that it is time taking process and also prone to human error, sometimes leads to security vulnerability.
InfraGuard can manage MySQL for you
InfraGuard is cloud-based SaaS tool which has the capability to manage the servers and application while enhancing automation and security posture. While on-boarding the server it can automatically identify installed applications and database inside the server and starts managing it. You do not need to take SSH & RDP every time issue encounters. You can perform common tasks like service start, stop & restart with a click of a button. Even it can even manage your server keys and do the automate patching of the server as per defined policy. If you want to run any script you just write the script once, save it and run whenever needed.
Advantages of using InfraGuard
Controlled Server Access
InfraGuard gives you the privilege to limit access to the servers through its user management policy. Depending on the requirement users can be assigned the role of Admin, Contributor, and Reader, etc.
Users activities logs are stored by the InfrGuard wherein whatever activities performed by the users on the server or in the InfraGuard are stored which can help businesses remain organized and also helps when dealing with unforeseen circumstances, including security violations, performance problems, and system flaws.
Efficient database Management
With InfraGuard you can run the command with just a click of a button. You do not need to know the command every time you start/stop/restart services etc. to manage MySQL database. You can write your script, save in InfraGuard and run it whenever needed.
Avoid Exposing SSH & RDP over the public internet
InfraGuard communicate over SSL, port 443. It needs an only outbound connection to communicate from your server to to InfraGuard and there is no requirement of SSH/RDP client to establish connectivity with the server.
Once your servers are on boarded with InfraGuard you will be able to manage your entire server along with MySQL database & other hosted application installed on the server.. Furthermore you can also automate your key management and patch management process.