Wednesday, January 16

repmgr

repmgr 3.2 is here with Barman support and Brand New High Availability features

Ian's PlanetPostgreSQL, repmgr
repmgr 3.2 has recently been released with a number of enhancements, particularly support for 2ndQuadrant's Barman archive management server, additional cluster monitoring functionality and improvements to the standby cloning process. One aim of this release is to remove the requirement to set up passwordless SSH between servers, which means when using repmgr's standard functionality to clone a standby, this is no longer a prerequisite. However, some advanced operations do require SSH access to be enabled. Barman support repmgr 3.2 can now clone a standby directly from the Barman backup and recovery manager. In particular it is now possible to clone a standby from a Barman archive, rather than directly from a running database server. This means the server is not subjected to the I/O (more…)

Announcing repmgr 2.0

Christian's PlanetPostgreSQL, PostgreSQL, repmgr
Version 2.0 of repmgr, Replication Manager for PostgreSQL clusters, has been released. This release introduces a new experimental feature, autofailover. With autofailover repmgr is able to automatically promote a standby and let the other standbys follow the new master, without interaction of the DBA. It also adds a lot of bug fixes and several new features. Read the full announcement at http://repmgr.org/release-notes-2.0.html. About repmgr repmgr is a set of open source tools that helps DBAs and System administrators manage a cluster of PostgreSQL databases. By taking advantage of the Hot Standby capability introduced in PostgreSQL 9, repmgr greatly simplifies the process of setting up and managing database with high availability and scalability requirements. repmgr (more…)

Announcing repmgr 2.0RC2

Christian's PlanetPostgreSQL, PostgreSQL, repmgr
Version 2.0RC2 of repmgr, Replication Manager for PostgreSQL clusters, has been released. This release introduces a new experimental feature, autofailover. With autofailover repmgr is able to automatically promote a standby and let the other standbys follow the new master, without interaction of the DBA. It also adds a lot of bug fixes and several new features. Read the full announcement at http://repmgr.org/release-notes-2.0RC2.html. About repmgr repmgr is a set of open source tools that helps DBAs and System administrators manage a cluster of PostgreSQL databases. By taking advantage of the Hot Standby capability introduced in PostgreSQL 9, repmgr greatly simplifies the process of setting up and managing database with high availability and scalability requirements. repmgr (more…)

Announcing repmgr 2.0RC1

Christian's PlanetPostgreSQL, repmgr
Version 2.0RC1 of repmgr, Replication Manager for PostgreSQL clusters, has been released. This release introduces a new experimental feature, autofailover. With autofailover repmgr is able to automatically promote a standby and let the other standbys follow the new master, without interaction of the DBA. It also adds a lot of bug fixes and several new features. Read the full announcement at http://repmgr.org/release-notes-2.0RC1.html. About repmgr repmgr is a set of open source tools that helps DBAs and System administrators manage a cluster of PostgreSQL databases. By taking advantage of the Hot Standby capability introduced in PostgreSQL 9, repmgr greatly simplifies the process of setting up and managing database with high availability and scalability requirements. repmgr (more…)