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.

How monitoring of WAL archiving improves with PostgreSQL 9.4 and pg_stat_archiver

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.