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Geo-redundancy of PostgreSQL database backups with Barman

Barman 2.6 introduces support for geo-redundancy, meaning that Barman can now copy from another Barman instance, not just a PostgreSQL database.

PG Phriday: Adventures in BAR Management

Backups are a critical component to a fully covered Postgres database infrastructure. In some ways, it’s fair to say a database without a backup is no database at all—sometimes literally. 2ndQuadrant’s Barman tool is aptly named as a Backup And Recovery Manager for Postgres, and it exists primarily for encouraging a stable and robust backup […]

The Barman is ready for PostgreSQL 10

Today our Devops team at 2ndQuadrant, led by my dear friend and trusted colleague Marco Nenciarini, released version 2.3 of Barman.

Kanban & devops culture at 2ndQuadrant – Part 3

In Part 3 of this series (here are Part 1 and Part 2), I would like to demonstrate how the development of a new feature for Barman would flow through the Kanban board.

Barman 2.2 and the magic of parallel copy

Barman 2.2 introduces support for parallel copy, by improving performance of both backup and recovery operations in your PostgreSQL disaster recovery solution.

Kanban & devops culture at 2ndQuadrant – Part 2

In Part 2 of this series, we will continue our journey within the developmental dynamics of the Barman open source project for PostgreSQL database backup and disaster recovery. After providing a small introduction to devops and Kanban in Part 1, let’s focus on the basic element of our daily management: The Boards.

Kanban & devops culture at 2ndQuadrant – Part 1

We very often hear about devops culture, lean and agile methodologies, kanban, pair programming, peer review, testing, and many more; but how many of us could effectively put these things into practice?

repmgr 3.3

repmgr 3.3 introduces a number of additional options for setting up and managing replication clusters, with particular emphasis on cascading replication support. These changes will also make it easier to set up complex clusters using provisioning scripts. Additionally there are changes to the repmgr command line utility’s logging behaviour which you should take into consideration […]

Barman 2.1 and the new –archive option

Barman 2.1 Version 2.1 of Barman, backup and recovery manager for PostgreSQL, was released Thursday, Jan. 5. The new release, along with several bugfixes, introduces preliminary support for the upcoming PostgreSQL 10, and adds the –archive option to the switch-xlog command. switch-xlog –archive The new –archive option is especially useful when setting up a new […]

PostgreSQL Meetup in Melbourne, Australia

If you live in the Melbourne area and you are passionate about PostgreSQL then don’t miss the chance to come to the Melbourne PostgreSQL Users Group Meetup this Monday, 21 November.