PostgreSQL

Percona Live 2019 Call for Papers is Now Open!

Percona Live CFP 2019

Announcing the opening of the Percona Live 2019 Open Source Database Conference call for papers. It will be open from now until January 20, 2019. The Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019 takes place May 28-30 in Austin, Texas.
Our theme this year is CONNECT. ACCELERATE. INNOVATE.
As a speaker at Percona Live, you’ll have the opportunity […]

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PostgreSQL Streaming Physical Replication With Slots

postgres replication using slots

PostgreSQL streaming physical replication with slots simplifies setup and maintenance procedures. Usually, you should estimate disk usage for the Write Ahead Log (WAL) and provide appropriate limitation to the number of segments and setup of the WAL archive procedure. In this article, you will see how to use replication with slots and understand what problems […]

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Installing and Configuring JIT in PostgreSQL 11

JIT with PostgreSQL

Just-in-time (JIT in PostgreSQL) compilation of SQL statements is one of the highlighted features in PostgreSQL 11. There is great excitement in the community because of the many claims of up to a 30% jump in performance. Not all queries and workloads get the benefit of JIT compilation. So you may want to test your workload against this […]

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Newly-Released PostgreSQL Minor Versions: Time to Update!

PostgreSQL Minor Versions

In this blog post we’ll look at what the newly-released PostgreSQL minor versions contain. You probably want to update your current versions and use these updates.
You might already have seen that they released the updates for supported PostgreSQL versions on November 8, 2018. PostgreSQL releases minor versions with several bug fixes and feature […]

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Reference Architecture(s) for High Availability Solutions in Geographic Distributed Scenarios: Why Should I Care?

High Availability Solutions

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In this series of blog posts, I’m going to look at some high availability reference architecture solutions over geographically distributed areas.
The Problem
Nowadays, when businesses plan a new service or application, it is very common for them to worry about ensuring a very high level of availability. 
It doesn’t matter if we […]

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Percona Live Europe 2018: What’s Up for Wednesday

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Welcome to Wednesday at Percona Live Europe 2018! Today is the final day! Check out all of the excellent sessions to attend.
Please see the important updates below.
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If you haven’t already downloaded the app, go to the app store and download the official Percona Live App! You can view the schedule, be alerted […]

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Welcome to Percona Live Europe 2018 Tuesday Keynotes and Sessions!

Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference PLE 2018

Hello, open source database enthusiasts at Percona Live Europe 2018! There is a lot to see and do today, and we’ve got some of the highlights listed below.
On Facebook? Go here for some pics that captured the action on Percona Live Europe 2018 Tutorials day (Monday, Nov. 5, 2018). 

 
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20+ MongoDB Alternatives You Should Know About

alternatives to MongoDB

As MongoDB® has changed their license from AGPL to SSPL many are concerned by this change, and by how sudden it has been. Will SSPL be protective enough for MongoDB, or will the next change be to go to an altogether proprietary license? According to our poll, many are going to explore MongoDB alternatives. This […]

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PostgreSQL locking, part 3: lightweight locks

LWLocks lightweight locks postgres

PostgreSQL lightweight locks, or LWLocks, control memory access. PostgreSQL uses multi-process architecture and should allow only consistent reads and writes to shared memory structures. LWLocks have two levels of locking: shared and exclusive. It’s also possible to release all acquired LWLocks to simplify clean up. Other databases often call primitives similar to LWLocks “latches”. […]

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One Week Until Percona Live Open Source Database Conference Europe 2018

Percona Live Europe 2018

It’s almost here! One week until the Percona Live Europe Open Source Database Conference 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany! Are you ready?
This year’s theme is “Connect. Accelerate. Innovate.” We want to live these words by making sure that the conference allows you to connect with others in the open source community, accelerate your ideas and […]

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