Christophe Pettus (PostgreSQL Experts Inc.) delivers the talk, "Your Herd of Elephants: PostgreSQL Replication", on DAY 2 of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2018, 4/25, at Santa Clara, CA.

PostgreSQL version 10 has added logical replication, and now the field of replication options in PostgreSQL has gotten wide: Streaming replication, warm standby, logical replication?

We'll discuss what the options are, their limitations and pitfalls, and what the best use-case for each one is. We'll show what it takes to set each one up, monitor it, and get it working again on failures. We'll cover:

* The history of replication in PostgreSQL.
* WAL shipping
* Streaming replication
* Trigger-based replication
* Logical decoding
* And some exotic animals

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