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PgBadger: X-Ray Vision for Your Queries
May 14, 2020

Performance complaints are not entirely new to a DBA. With the large number of possible parameters and varying loads which can affect performance, it...

Key Parameters and Configuration for Streaming Replication in Postgres 12
April 15, 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...

Index Corruption in PostgreSQL: The Hidden Cost of Your Queries
May 7, 2020

A corruption in the database base often manifests itself in the form of errors when performing a DDL or DML operation on affected relations. The...

"I can’t get to the database! Is it down?" PostgreSQL LDAP Authentication Problems
April 9, 2020

The morning begins with a new email, with this subject line at the top of the inbox of you, the trusty DBA. The database isn’t down, though, otherwise...

How to Tune PostgreSQL GUC Parameters
May 5, 2020

This article discusses GUC parameters that can be used for PostgreSQL tuning and how to configure them for improved performance.

PostgreSQL Automatic Failover Replication Tutorial
April 30, 2020

Replication is when data is copied from one database server to another. The source database server is usually called the Master server, whereas the database server receiving the copied data is called the Slave server.

How to Tune PostgreSQL for Memory
April 6, 2020

This article looks at parameters that can be used to help manage memory in PostgreSQL. Recommended settings for each parameter are also provided.