CHAR (16) – Another conference on the horizon but with a focus on business

The PostgreSQL user community is becoming spoilt with a choice of excellent events organized by both local user groups and commercial organizations supporting the Postgre ...

More ‘POWER’ for PostgreSQL

Now Available! Debian and Ubuntu packages for Power Architecture. The official announcement was published last Friday, September 30, 2016: the PostgreSQL repository for D ...

Committed to the PostgreSQL Community, 2ndQuadrant Contributes to 9.6

The latest version of PostgreSQL 9.6 is planned to be released later today, bringing with it some much anticipated features and updates. As the most advanced open source ...

Back to the Future Pt. 2: How to use pg_rewind with PostgreSQL 9.5

In the previous blog article we have seen how pg_rewind works with a simple HA cluster, composed of a master node replicating to a standby. In this context, an eventual s ...

The Best Barman Ever

This is my (very) biased opinion, but I am ready to bet that once you try Barman 2.0 you’ll agree with me. Version 2.0 takes Barman to a new level, thanks to full ...

Back to the Future Pt. 1: Introduction to pg_rewind

Since PostgreSQL 9.5, pg_rewind has been able to make a former master follow up a promoted standby although, in the meantime, it proceeded with its own timeline. Consider ...

Evolution of Fault Tolerance in PostgreSQL: Synchronous Commit

PostgreSQL is an awesome project and it evolves at an amazing rate. We’ll focus on evolution of fault tolerance capabilities in PostgreSQL throughout its versions with ...

PostgreSQL vs. Linux kernel versions

I’ve published multiple benchmarks comparing different PostgreSQL versions, as for example the performance archaeology talk (evaluating PostgreSQL 7.4 up to 9.4), a ...

Evolution of Fault Tolerance in PostgreSQL: Time Travel

PostgreSQL is an awesome project and it evolves at an amazing rate. We’ll focus on evolution of fault tolerance capabilities in PostgreSQL throughout its versions with ...

Speed up getting WAL files from Barman

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 fro ...

2ndQuadrant US Launch Party – February 12 New York City – Canceled

Due to the weather related travel issues this week, the launch party we had planned for this Friday has been canceled.

Measuring PostgreSQL Checkpoint Statistics

Checkpoints can be a major drag on write-heavy PostgreSQL installations. The first step toward identifying issues in this area is to monitor how often they happen, which just got an easier to use interface added to the database recently.

Hot Standby User Group (online) – 13 Jan at 1600UTC

Come on-line and discuss the features set of Hot Standby for PostgreSQL 8.5. Meeting is for anybody planning to actively use the Hot Standby in the next main release of PostgreSQL. Major focus is on providing user feedback direct to developers to guide the final weeks of development before we go into Beta.

2ndQuadrant Italia supports students affected by L’Aquila earthquakes

After the earthquake that shook the city of L’Aquila and the entire Abruzzo region, 2ndQuadrant Italia is pleased to announce the signing of a collaborative agreement with the University of L’Aquila.

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