Posts by: gabriele.bartolini

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.

More ‘POWER’ for PostgreSQL

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Now Available! Debian and Ubuntu packages for Power Architecture. The official announcement was published last Friday, September 30, 2016: the PostgreSQL repository for Debian and Ubuntu packages, apt.postgresql.org, has been extended by adding binary packages of IBM’s Little Endian POWER8 architecture.

The Best Barman Ever

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This is my (very) biased opinion, but I am ready to bet that once you try Barman 2.0 you’ll agree with me.

Speed up getting WAL files from Barman

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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,…

Concurrent backups with Barman and PostgreSQL 9.6

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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.

Waiting for Barman 1.6.1

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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.

Extended the call for papers for “5432…MeetUs!”

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You now have time until March 14th, 2016 to submit your talk to “5432…MeetUs!”, the conference organised by 2ndQuadrant that will take place in Milan next June 28th and 29th. Further information on the call for papers can be found on the conference website.

Redislog: Integrating PostgreSQL with Logstash for devops real-time monitoring

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During the last October’s Italian PGDay and European PostgreSQL conference, my friend Marco Nenciarini and I had the pleasure to talk about a new open source plugin for PostgreSQL, called redislog. In that presentation (“Integrating PostgreSQL with Logstash for real-time monitoring”) we provided an example of our exploration/experimentation approach, with extensive and thorough coverage of…

Announcing Barman 1.5.1

Barman, backup and recovery manager for PostgreSQL

2ndQuadrant is proud to announce the release of version 1.5.1 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL.

Getting WAL files from Barman with ‘get-wal’

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Barman 1.5.0 enhances the robustness and business continuity capabilities of PostgreSQL clusters, integrating the get-wal command with any standby server’s restore_command. In this blog article I will go over the reasons behind this feature and briefly describe it. One of the initial ideas we had in mind when conceiving Barman was to make it, one…

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