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Automating PostgreSQL Daily Tasks Using Jenkins

This blog details how to automate several daily tasks you need to run a successful PostgreSQL setup using Jenkins.

An Overview of PostgreSQL & MySQL Cross Replication

The blog gives a detailed account of achieving cross replication between MySQL and PostgreSQL databases using two of the renowned tools of the open source community. A step-by-step demo configuration gives the audience an easy to implement guide including a summarized explanation of which tool is rated over the other.

PostgreSQL: Query Parallelism in Action

A parallel query is a method used to increase the execution speed of SQL queries by creating multiple query processes that divide the workload of a SQL statement and executing it in parallel or at the same time. In this blog, we’ll explore this concept and how it relates to PostgreSQL.

Comparing Data Stores for PostgreSQL - MVCC vs InnoDB

MVCC is one of the primary ways for most of the RDBMS to solve read-write contention. In this blog, we’ll see in details how PostgreSQL and InnoDB implement the same. Also, we’ll see some of the major differences between their implementation.

Benchmarking Managed PostgreSQL Cloud Solutions - Part Four: Microsoft Azure

The last in our four part series “Benchmarking Managed PostgreSQL Cloud Solution” this blog takes a close (and somewhat painful) look at Microsoft Azure and benchmark it for PostgreSQL using pgbench and sysbench.

Benchmarking Managed PostgreSQL Cloud Solutions - Part Three: Google Cloud

This blog performance benchmarks Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL 9.6.10 using pgbench and sysbench.

Performance Monitoring for TimescaleDB

Doing a performance monitoring in TimescaleDB is always a challenging task, especially for a very huge time-series data. ClusterControl offers a way to help a DBA or a developer to make things feasible and productive with the aid of the different features integrated within ClusterControl. Check out this blog as we showcases what are these and how you can leverage ClusterControl to monitor your TimescaleDB cluster.

An Introduction to TimescaleDB

Time-series data is becoming more and more present, as we capture and analyze data at a faster rate. This increases the demand for complex queries and scalable database solutions. This blog provides a high-level overview of the new database system “TimescaleDB”, and a quick hands-on to get you going.

How to Deploy Highly Available PostgreSQL with Single Endpoint for WordPress

In this blog, we will learn how to setup Postgres in high availability mode, with a single endpoint for your WordPress service. We’ll also see how ClusterControl can help us manage the failover processes across database and load balancers.

Benchmarking Managed PostgreSQL Cloud Solutions - Part Two: Amazon RDS

This is part 2 in the series where we put different cloud providers head-to-head to see which one stands out. This blog is about benchmarking Amazon RDS using pgbench and sysbench and then comparing it to Amazon Aurora.