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Philip Haas
100% Open Source - 100% Cost Control The PostgreSQL Competence Center of the credativ Group announces the creation of a new comprehensive service and support package that includes all services necessary for the operation of PostgreSQL in enterprise environments. This new offering will be available...
Christoph Berg
Users had often asked where they could find older versions of packages from apt.postgresql.org . I had been collecting these since about April 2013, and in July 2016, I made the packages available via an ad-hoc URL on the repository master host, called "the morgue". There was little repository...
Michael Banck
Patroni is a clustering solution for PostgreSQL that is getting more and more popular in the cloud and Kubernetes sector due to its operator pattern and integration with Etcd or Consul. Some time ago we wrote a blog post about the integration of Patroni into Debian. Recently, the vip-manager project which is closely related to Patroni has been uploaded to Debian by us. We will present vip-manager and how we integrated it into Debian in the following.
Philip Haas
Open Source Summit is the world's largest, all-encompassing open source conference. Topics such as the latest infrastructure software, development on the Linux kernel and current works in open source communities are discussed. Until now, open source databases were a missing part of the conference...
Michael Banck
Version 1.0 of pg_checksums has been released. pg_checksums verifies, activates or deactivates data checksums in PostgreSQL instances. It is based on the pg_checksums utility in PostgreSQL 12, with the following additions: 1. Online verification of checksums The pg_checksums utility in PostgreSQL...
Christoph Berg
Yesterday, the fourth beta of the upcoming PostgreSQL major version 12 was released. Compared to its predecessor PostgreSQL 11, there are many new features: Performance improvements for indexes: btree indexes now manage space more efficiently. The REINDEX command now also supports CONCURRENTLY,...
Alexander Sosna
Today it is no longer necessary to argue why central logging makes sense or is even necessary. Most medium-sized companies now have a central logging system or are just introducing it. Once the infrastructure has been created, it must be used sensibly and efficiently! Especially as an...
Carsten Meskes
Lately, with the rise of extensive container orchestration and microservices, Kubernetes has been getting more and more exposure and has become the de facto standard for orchestration in these environments. In this context, orchestration of PostgreSQL clusters with the help of Kubernetes has been a...
Michael Banck
Patroni is a PostgreSQL high availability solution with a focus on containers and Kubernetes. Until recently, the available Debian packages had to be configured manually and did not integrate well with the rest of the distribution. For the upcoming Debian 10 "Buster" release, the Patroni packages have been integrated into Debian's standard PostgreSQL framework by credativ. They now allow for an easy setup of Patroni clusters on Debian or Ubuntu.
Alexander Sosna
Many users are required to run virus scanners on all of their IT systems due to vendor requirements or working instructions. This general requirement can lead to problems for IT systems that are neither desktops nor simple file servers. Usual interpretations of baseline security requirements demand...