Today, guaranteeing the performance of mission-critical applications, websites and services is one of the most important aspects of business success. If they perform poorly or not at all, then your business loses customers, prestige, and most importantly, revenue.

Database high availability architectures are designed to continue to function even during failures in the underlying system architecture. High availability architectures are an alternative to the historical model of deploying a single database server instance.

This white paper discusses the importance of high availability database architectures and how PostgreSQL can be configured for high availability.

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