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Waiting for Barman 1.6.1

The upcoming version 1.6.1 of Barman will introduce a few interesting new features which consolidate its central role in business continuity installations of PostgreSQL databases. Discover why.

And Barman 1.6.0 is out!

Good news has come out to ensure your disaster recovery strategy is even better! Wait…what?! You don’t have a disaster recovery strategy?! No good, my friend, no good…

Automating Barman with Puppet: it2ndq/barman (part three)

In the second part of the Automating Barman with Puppet series we configured, via Puppet, two virtual machines: a PostgreSQL server and a Barman server to back it up. However, human intervention was required to perform the SSH key exchange and most of the manifest was written to allow the servers to access each other. […]

Automating Barman with Puppet: it2ndq/barman (part two)

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 […]

Automating Barman with Puppet: it2ndq/barman (part one)

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).