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Using PostgreSQL Logical Replication to Maintain an Always Up-to-Date Read/Write TEST Server

This blog discusses logical replication in PostgreSQL: its use cases, general information on the status of this technology, and a special use case in particular on how to setup a subscriber (replica) node of the primary server in order to function as the database server for the testing environment, and the challenges met.

How to Take Advantage of the New Partitioning Features in PostgreSQL 11

With the recent release of PostgreSQL 11 there are a lot of new amazing partitioning features. The details of these new partitioning features will be covered in this blog with a few code examples.

How to Upgrade PostgreSQL10 to PostgreSQL11 with Zero Downtime

The old way to accomplish upgrades on PostgreSQL used to be using pg_upgrade, dumping and restoring, or using some third party tools, all of them with their own caveats. Nowadays, PostgreSQL allows us to use logical replication which, in contrast to physical replication, you can replicate between different major versions of PostgreSQL. In this blog, we're going to see how we can upgrade our PostgreSQL 10 to PostgreSQL 11 with zero downtime using logical replication.

Database Monitoring - Troubleshooting Prometheus with SCUMM Dashboards

Our SCUMM dashboards rely on Prometheus and exporters to provide high-resolution monitoring data. However, there are cases when dashboards may not load. This blog goes through some troubleshooting guidelines.

An Overview of the New Stored Procedures in PostgreSQL 11

The recent release of PostgreSQL 11 included the introduction of stored functions that allow users to use embedded transactions within a procedure. In this blog we deep-dive into this new PostgreSQL feature.

What's New in PostgreSQL 11

This blog provides an overview of the new features and functions that can be found in PostgreSQL 11 including stored functions, partitioning, and much more!

Ten Ways to Expand the Functionality of PostgreSQL

There are different extensions to improve or adapt your PostgreSQL to specific needs. In this blog, we'll see some of the most popular open source extensions in PostgreSQL and how it can be used to expand its capability.

Cloud Backup Options for PostgreSQL

This blog provides an overview of the options available for backing up your PostgreSQL database in the cloud including ClusterControl which provides easy cloud backup sync with a graphic interface.

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.

Five Cool Things I Learned at the PostgreSQL Conference Europe 2018

This blog provides some insights into the coolest things shared at the 2018 PostgreSQL Conference Europe.

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