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.
PostgreSQL 9.4 introduces a new statistic in the catalogue, called pg_stat_archiver. Thanks to the SQL language it is now possible, in an instant, to check the state of the archiving process of transactional logs (WALs), crucial component of a PostgreSQL disaster recovery system.