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Version: 0.8.3

System administration

In the following sections, we explore general system administration options with Skytable such as configuration, user management, system health and others. Please note that to use some of these guides you may need direct access to the host on which the database server is running; operations such as recovery and changing the root password require host access.


Here's an overview of the different administration guides:

  • Configuration: Configuration modes (CLI, environment variables, configuration files) and options
  • User management: Account types, permissions, creating and managing multiple users
  • Global management: Learn how to check system health and manage the global state of your database instances
  • Disk usage: Understand disk usage and compaction
  • Backup and restore: Backing up data and restoring data from backups
  • Data recovery: Understanding data loss, mitigation and recovery options