Blog Posts by Vibhor Kumar
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Pgbench: Performance Benchmark of PostgreSQL 12 and EDB Advanced Server 12
May 26, 2020

In January one of my colleagues, Kuntal Gosh, shared his benchmark with current and recent versions of PostgreSQL on an AWS m5.metal instance. In his...

Key Parameters and Configuration for Streaming Replication in Postgres 12
Key Parameters and Configuration for Streaming Replication in Postgres 12
May 14, 2020

Streaming Replication (SR) is a way of achieving High Availability with Postgres. There are many parameter settings that need to be set correctly for...

Patching Minor Version in Postgres High Availability (HA) Database Cluster: Plans & Strategies for DBAs
Patching Minor Version in Postgres High Availability (HA) Database Cluster: Plans & Strategies for DBAs
May 5, 2020

This blog is part of a series that will discuss best practices for High Availability (HA) for Postgres databases. In a prior blog, I explained what...

What Does "Database High Availability" Really Mean?
Apr 7, 2020

For many of our customers, High Availability is a key concern. Their architects spend a lot of time in designing and planning for high availability of...

Postgres on Kubernetes or VMs: A Guide & Framework for Running Databases the Best Way
Postgres on Kubernetes or VMs: A Guide & Framework for Running Databases the Best Way
Feb 26, 2020

Kubernetes (K8s) is increasingly gaining popularity. With the growing interest of containers/K8s, Postgres is also becoming a core technology that...

Best of Both Worlds: Integrating Pgpool with EDB Postgres Failover Manager
Jan 23, 2018

EDB Postgres Failover Manager (EFM) is a high availability module from EnterpriseDB (EDB) that monitors the health of Postgres clusters and verifies...

Transitioning Synchronous Standby to Asynchronous in EDB Postgres
May 4, 2017

In the world of solution architecture, where we as solution architects are developing configurations to meet specific customer needs, we often...

Monitoring Amazon PostgreSQL RDS with PEM version 6.0
Feb 10, 2017

The EDB Postgres™ Enterprise Manager is an enterprise management tool designed to tune, manage, and monitor a large number of Postgres deployments on...

Data Replication from Oracle Logical Standby to EDB Postgres
Jan 20, 2017

At EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), we are sometimes presented with individual customer use cases or requests that call for the development of innovative...

The pg_rewind Improvements in PostgreSQL 9.6
Jan 11, 2017

The pg_rewind tool was first introduced in PostgreSQL 9.5. This is best used in a situation when a standby becomes a master, then the old master can...