Author - Jobin Augustine

PostgreSQL Monitoring: Set Up an Enterprise-Grade Server (and Sign Up for Webinar Weds 10/10…)

PostgreSQL Monitoring

This is the last post in our series on building an enterprise-grade PostgreSQL set up using open source tools, and we’ll be covering monitoring.
The previous posts in this series discussed aspects such as security, backup strategy, high availability, connection pooling and load balancing, extensions, and detailed logging in PostgreSQL. Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 10 at 10AM EST, […]

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Detailed Logging for Enterprise-Grade PostreSQL

detailed logging PostgreSQL

In this penultimate post from our series on building an enterprise-grade PostgreSQL environment we cover the parameters we have enabled to configure detailed logging in the demo setup we will showcase in our upcoming webinar.
Detailed logging in PostgreSQL and log analyzer
Like other RDBMS, PostgreSQL allows you to maintain a log of activities and error messages. […]

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PostgreSQL Extensions for an Enterprise-Grade System

PostgreSQL extensions for logging

In this current series of blog posts we have been discussing various relevant aspects when building an enterprise-grade PostgreSQL setup, such as security, back up strategy, high availability, and different methods to scale PostgreSQL. In this blog post, we’ll get to review some of the most popular open source extensions for PostgreSQL, used to […]

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Scaling PostgreSQL using Connection Poolers and Load Balancers for an Enterprise Grade environment

PostgreSQL Load balancing connection pooling

In the previous blog posts in this series we’ve covered some of the essential aspects of an Enterprise-grade solution: security, high availability, and backups. Another important aspect is the scalability of the solution: as our application grows how do we accommodate an increase in traffic while maintaining the quality of the service (response time)? […]

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High Availability for Enterprise-Grade PostgreSQL environments

High Availability PostgreSQL

High availability (HA) and database replication is a major topic of discussion for database technologists. There are a number of informed choices to be made to optimize PostgreSQL replication so that you achieve HA. In this post we introduce an overview of the topic, and cover some options available to achieve high availability in […]

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PostgreSQL Backup Strategy for an Enterprise-Grade Environment

PostgreSQL enterprise-grade backup and recovery

In this post we cover the methods used to achieve an enterprise-grade backup strategy for the PostgreSQL cluster. In setting up our demonstration system, we use pg_basebackup and continuous archiving. The size of the database and your database environment—if it is on colo or cloud—matters. It is very important to understand how we can ensure […]

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Securing PostgreSQL as an Enterprise-Grade Environment

PostgreSQL enterprise-grade security

In this post, we review how you can build an enhanced and secure PostgreSQL database environment using community software. We look at the features that are available in PostgreSQL that, when implemented, provide improved security.
As discussed in the introductory blog post of this series, in our webinar of October 10, 2018 we highlight important […]

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PostgreSQL Webinar Wed Oct 10th – Enterprise-Grade PostgreSQL: Built on Open Source Tools

Enterprise PostgreSQL built with open source tools

Please join Percona’s PostgreSQL Support Technical Lead,  Avinash Vallarapu; Senior Support Engineer, Fernando Laudares; and Senior Support Engineer, Jobin Augustine, on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 7:00 AM PDT (UTC-7) / 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4), as they demonstrate an enterprise-grade PostgreSQL environment built using a combination of open source tools and extensions.
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PostgreSQL Accessing MySQL as a Data Source Using mysql_fdw

PostgreSQL foreign tables in MySQL

There are many organizations where front/web-facing applications use MySQL and back end processing uses PostgreSQL®. Any system integration between these applications generally involves the replication—or duplication—of data from system to system. We recently blogged about pg_chameleon which can be used replicate data from MySQL® to PostgreSQL. mysql_fdw can play a key role in eliminating the […]

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Foreign Data Wrappers in PostgreSQL and a closer look at postgres_fdw

Foreign data wrapper FDWs with PostgreSQL postgres_fdw

There are a few features in PostgreSQL that are very compelling, and that I rarely see in other RDBMSs. Some of these features are the driving force behind the growing popularity of PostgreSQL. This blog post is about one of my favourite features: FDW (Foreign Data Wrapper). As the name indicates, this feature allows a […]

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