Some of you may know the case: As soon as the number of users grow, the number of resource problems increases. Have you ever thought about using a connection pooler? Too complex, too much administration effort? In this post I like to explain, how the connection pooler can help you with your memory, as well as showing you the simplicity of setup connection pooling with PgBouncer.
During the preparation of my presentation for the pgconf.eu I ran into one big issue. I had to stop my cluster to add a new node. That was not the way I wanted to archive this. I want a high availability solution, that can be scaled up without any outage. Due to a little hint during the pgconf.eu I was able to find a solution. In this post I will show the manually scale up,…
With SLES15 SUSE introduced the Multimodal OS and the unified installer. Means, you only get what you really need. Your OS is flexible and you can easily add features you need and remove them as well. But this article shouldn’t be an explanation of the multimodal OS, it will show you some of the new features of SLES15 SP1.
Sooner or later all of us have to change a parameter on the database. But how is this put into execution when using a Patroni cluster? Of course there are some specifics you have to consider. This post will give you a short introduction into this topic.
On tuesday I started my journey to Milan to attend my first pgconf.eu, which was also my first big conference. I was really excited what will come up to me. How will it be, to become a visible part of the community. How will it be, to give my first presentation in front of so many people?
Sometimes business plans change and maybe you need to move your OpenLeap 15 Server to the supported version SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15. Upgrade is getting really easy with version 15. It can be performed online. So your server does not need to be offline during the upgrade.
A few days ago I had the interesting mission to build a two Node Patroni Postgres 9.6 Cluster using etcd in our openDB Appliance environment. Sounds easy, one leader, one secondary, both running etcd, that’s it. But that’s only the first impression.
After the minimal setup of the DC/OS in my further articles, I wanted to extend my DC/OS and add a loadbalancer. There are two options for loadbalancing in DC/OS 1. Marathon-LB (a layer 7 load balancer, used for external requests, based on HAProxy) 2. Named VIPs (a layer 4 load balancer used for internal TCP traffic) In this article we will use Marathon-LB. In case you want to read more about the VIP solution, just…