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.
Today version 1.4.0 of Barman has been officially released. The most important feature is incremental backup support, which relies on rsync and hard links and helps you reduce both backup time and disk space by 50-70%.
For a couple of years now a team at 2ndQuadrant led by Andres Freund have been working on adding bi-directional asynchronous multi-master replication support for PostgreSQL. This effort has become known as the BDR project. We’re really excited to see these efforts leading to new PostgreSQL features and have a great deal more still to […]
Version 1.3.3 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released.
Version 1.3.1 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released. Barman now supports concurrent backup from PostgreSQL 9.2 and 9.3 servers, using the pgespresso extension, allowing users to issue backups from a streaming replicated standby server. Read the full announcement at http://www.pgbarman.org/barman-1-3-1-released/. Many thanks for funding towards the development of this release […]
Version 1.3.0 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released, making the tool more robust through a new code infrastructure in terms of output, subprocesses, remote commands, file system, events (‘hooks’) and metadata management. Barman now supports: hook scripts before and after archiving a WAL file network compression of remote backup and […]
Version 1.2.3 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released, adding support for the upcoming PostgreSQL 9.3. Read the full announcement at http://www.pgbarman.org/barman-1-2-3-released/. About Barman Barman (Backup and Recovery Manager) is an open source administration tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python. It allows your organisation to perform remote […]
Version 1.2.1 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released, introducing bandwidth limitation for both backup and recovery operations at three different levels: global, server (PostgreSQL instance) and tablespace.
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.
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 […]