The recently released repmgr 3.1.4 update incorporates several changes which improve usability and lay out the groundwork for enhanced compatibility with 2ndQuadrant’s barman product. New configuration option restore_command It’s now possible to specify a restore_command in repmgr.conf, which will be included in the recovery.conf file generated by repmgr standby clone, making it easier to configure […]
Starting from Barman 1.6.1, PostgreSQL standby servers can rely on an “infinite” basin of WAL files and finally pre-fetch batches of WAL files in parallel from Barman, speeding up the restoration process as well as making the disaster recovery solution more resilient as a whole. The master, the backup and the standby Before we start, […]
PostgreSQL 9.6 has extended the traditional framework available for physical backups by allowing users to take backups concurrently. Barman will transparently support this new set of functions without requiring the pgespresso extension.
Did you know – 2ndQuadrant has the largest single, collection of PostgreSQL experts of any company globally?! With a team of some of the best known developers, they all still actively contribute to the progressive development of PostgreSQL. Would you like to have access to some of the most knowledgeable and experienced people available? The […]
The second edition of the 5432…MeetUs! conference is sure to be one to remember. They will be hosting PostgreSQL experts, users, and contributors from all over the world. With talks, workshops, and trainings – we are sure to stay busy every minute! With speakers like Zalando’s Valentine Gogichasvili and IBM’s Andrea Vercellini, it will be […]
2ndQuadrant is proud to announce the release of Barman version 1.6.1, a Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.
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.
Last week I was invited by the Dutch PostgreSQL User Group in Amsterdam to speak on PostgreSQL Administration Recipes. It was the first session of 2016, and the third since they started meeting last year. Using the simple format of a cooking recipe, I presented some techniques that a PostgreSQL DBA can use to solve […]
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…
Version 1.6.0 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released.