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Severalnines 2018 Momentum: Raising the Bar on MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB Management

Read about 2018 at Severalnines: from our top achievements of the year via our year-end video all the way through to our most read and watched content for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL & MongoDB users.

PostgreSQL on the Rise: 2018 Postgres Findings & 2019 Trends

PostgreSQL has seen real growth in the past few years, getting closer and closer to MySQL, which continues to be the world’s most popular open source database. In this blog we explore what’s been happening with PostgreSQL in 2018 and some predictions for the future.

Webinar Replay: How to Manage Replication Failover Processes for MySQL, MariaDB & PostgreSQL

Watch the replay of this webinar for a detailed overview of what failover processes may look like in MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL replication setups. We’ll cover the dangers related to the failover process and look at how ClusterControl manages it as well as how it can be configured for both assisted and automated failover.

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.