Kubernetes has become an integral part of many architectures and has continued to rise in popularity. Kubernetes is an open source platform for managing containerized workloads and services. One approach to running Kubernetes is Redhat’s OpenShift. OpenShift is RedHat’s name for its family of containerization products. The main part of OpenShift and the product […]Read more
The expected growth of ARM processors in data centers has been a hot topic for discussion for quite some time, and we were curious to see how it performs with PostgreSQL. The general availability of ARM-based servers for testing and evaluation was a major obstacle. The icebreaker was when AWS announced their ARM-based processors […]Read more
Although how range_optimizer_max_mem_size operates is explained in the official doc, it’s not a well-known variable and surely not a variable you need to modify under most circumstances. But from time to time we get some performance tickets related to this.
What problem does this variable cause if it is not properly sized? Let’s find out […]
What is Node Draining?
Anyone who ever worked with containers knows how ephemeral they are. In Kubernetes, not only can containers and pods be replaced, but the nodes as well. Nodes in Kubernetes are VMs, servers, and other entities with computational power where pods and containers run.
Node draining is the mechanism that allows users to […]
Last week Elastic announced that they were “Doubling Down” on open source by changing their licensing to a non-open license – MongoDB’s Server Side Public License, or SSPL. Let me clarify in my opinion this is not doubling down – unless, as our good friend @gabidavila highlighted, that maybe the thinking was a double […]Read more