Preamble How many current Barman users have thought about saving backups in a remote destination in the cloud? How many have thought about taking that backup directly from the PostgreSQL server itself? Well, since Barman 2.10 this is now possible! How? Let’s discover that together in the following articles.
Sometimes people ask about certain Oracle High Availability features and whether they exist in PostgreSQL. In most cases, very similar features exist. The reason for the similarity is that PostgreSQL and Oracle have very similar architectures and so the mechanisms to protect data have also developed along the same lines. For example, Oracle Data Guard […]
2ndQuadrant is proud to announce the release of Barman version 1.6.1, a Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.
Version 1.6.0 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released.
2ndQuadrant is proud to announce the release of version 1.5.1 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.
Barman 1.5.0 enhances the robustness and business continuity capabilities of PostgreSQL clusters, integrating the get-wal command with any standby server’s restore_command. In this blog article I will go over the reasons behind this feature and briefly describe it. One of the initial ideas we had in mind when conceiving Barman was to make it, one […]
Version 1.5.0 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released.
In the first part of this article we configured Vagrant to execute two Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr virtual machines, respectively called pg and backup. In this second part we will look at how to use Puppet to set up and configure a PostgreSQL server on pg and back it up via Barman from the backup […]
This is not the first time that 2ndQuadrant has looked at Puppet. Gabriele Bartolini has already written an article in two parts on how to rapidly configure a PostgreSQL server through Puppet and Vagrant, accompanied by the release of the code used in the example on GitHub (http://github.com/2ndquadrant-it/vagrant-puppet-postgresql).
The 1.4.0 version of Barman adds new features such as incremental backup and automatic integration with pg_stat_archiver which aim to simplify the life of DBAs and system administrators.