Configure your ClickHouse® cluster maintenance

You can configure your cluster's maintenance window from a notification tile on your cluster's information page or by editing your cluster's settings.

Notification tile

The DoubleCloud service informs you of the pending maintenance with a CAUTION message on your cluster's information page:


This message contains the scheduled date and time (UTC) and the information on the procedures to be performed during maintenance.

  • To start the maintenance process at once, click Perform now.

  • To change the time and date of maintenance, click Reschedule. You'll see the following dialog:


    In the dialog window:

    1. Select from the pop-up or specify the appropriate date in the YYYY-MM-DD format.

    2. From the drop-down menu, select the maintenance window time.

    3. Click Save.

Cluster settings

  1. Go to the Clusters overview page.

  2. Select the name of the cluster you want to manage.

  3. Click Edit in the upper-right corner of the page.

  4. Under Maintenance settings, select the scheduling type:

    • Arbitrary to delegate maintenance window selection to DoubleCloud. Usually, your cluster will perform maintenance procedure at the earliest available time slot.


      We suggest not to use this scheduling type with single-host clusters, as it can lead to your cluster becoming unavailable at random.

    • By schedule to set the weekday and time (UTC) when DoubleCloud may perform maintenance on your cluster.

  5. Click Submit.