When Damien Clochard from the French/European Community of PostgreSQL posted this message in the Advocacy list of PostgreSQL, I could not believe my eyes. I felt like years of promotion of PostgreSQL in Europe by the community finally received a first important recognition among the public sector.
As my French colleague Dimitri Fontaine was pointing out a few days ago, PostgreSQL 9.2 is out. This is another great release for PostgreSQL, but we are already ahead in the development of the next release: PostgreSQL 9.3. The Italian team of 2ndQuadrant has been working since last year on adding a new feature to […]
The sixth edition of the Italian PGDay will be held in Prato on November 23 in the historical location of the Monash University Centre. The call for papers has officially been opened today. International speakers are most welcome.
Barman, backup and recovery manager for PostgreSQL, is designed to manage the archive of WAL files separately from periodical backups (in Postgres terms, base backups). You can see this archive as a “continuous” stream of files from the first available backup to the last shipped file (backup available history for a server). In this article […]
It took longer than expected, but we have finally managed to release Barman as open-source under GNU GPL 3. Barman stands for “Backup and Recovery Manager” and it is an administration tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers. Currently only Linux systems are officially supported, however Python allows to plan porting and maintenance on different […]
The fifth edition of the Italian PGDay went well beyond our initial expectations. We had about 75 participants, a total of 95 people including staff and speakers. As I said during the event, rather than PGDay Italy, this should be named PGDay for Italian speakers given the presence of staff from Switzerland (Canton Ticino). Participants […]
The Call for Papers for the Italian PGDay has been extended of a week. The new deadline for submitting a paper is October 23.
The Italian PGDay 2011 will take place in Prato, on Friday November 25th, at the Monash University Prato Centre. Exactly, where it all started.The event, organised by the Italian PostgreSQL Users Group, will be a great chance for both Italian and European members of the PostgreSQL community to gather together and to promote PostgreSQL.
2ndQuadrant will be delivering two courses on PostgreSQL in Australia. The location will be the prestigious Rialto Towers, one of the greatest attractions in Melbourne, right in the heart of the Central Business District, and one of the tallest office buildings in the world.
If you have a Linux server of the RedHat family (inclusing CentOS and Fedora), you might envy the way Debian/Ubuntu distributions handle PostgreSQL clusters management. Although it is not easy to install different PostgreSQL versions on the same RedHat Linux server using RPMs, it is much simpler to install several instances of PostgreSQL (servers) and, […]