Sep 13, 2020
 Percona Tech Days
  Jobin Augustine, Sergey Kuzmichev

Sergey Kuzmichev and Jobin Augustine present "Elephant by the pool: PostgreSQL connection poolers overview."

"Everything comes at a cost, including opening and maintaining connections to the database. With PostgreSQL, this can be especially true. Using connection pooler is a known solution, but choosing one can be a daunting task. Especially, when a new one has just appeared to the party.

This talk covers:
* The general idea behind connections poolers and why you need one
* Ways of minimizing connection handling cost by using connection poolers
* Overview and comparison of available PostgreSQL connection poolers, including:
* PgPool
* PgBouncer
* Odyssey

About the Authors

Jobin Augustine

I have been supporting various database systems for the last 17 years. I am an active member of the PostgreSQL community in India and participated as speaker and trainer in last pgConf India. I was working as an Architect in OpenSCG for the last couple of years which was taken over by Amazon recently. I was actively involved in the opensource project BigSQL-A PostgreSQL distribution to make PostgreSQL more developer friendly. I´m enthusiastic about joining this team and a great Open Source company.

Sergey Kuzmichev

Senior Support Engineer