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Scaling Connections in PostgreSQL using Connection Pooling

This blog provides a high-level overview of connection pooling for PostgreSQL. Connection pooling has become one of the most common methods of handling database connections prior to a query request.

Utilizing Encryption to Strengthen PostgreSQL Database Security

This blog provides an overview of encryption for PostgreSQL as part of some of the overall measures needed to establish database security and keep your data protected.

Tracking High Availability for PostgreSQL with Heartbeat

This blog details how you can use the program Heartbeat to deliver high availability for PostgreSQL.

An Overview of Volume Level Replication for PostgreSQL Using DRBD

Volume level replication is a generic approach that not only applies to PostgreSQL, but also all relational databases. In this blog, we’ll show you how to use DRBD,  a distributed replicated storage system for Linux, to replicate your database for high availability.