We just released version 5.5 of Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes and have a new pgAdmin experience. Now you can run all of your Postgres clusters in one interface across your Kubernetes fleet. We have a really cool way to manage this and it includes automatic new cluster detection.
Bob has all the instructions for getting your Postgres in a Kubernetes multi-AZ environment.
Bob continues his series on using Argo CD to create GitOps workflows with Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes. In this post, he shows you how to create automated image updates. You can get a new Postgres image all the way from source to tested and ready for production with this workflow automation.
CI/CD tools can help you deploy, test, and promote databases. Bob has a sample set up of using ArgoCD with Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes. He even provides a really nice sidecar testing container for you to use.
Using sidecars you can export Postgres logs a few different ways. Bob has some examples for exports including sending errors to stderr, stdout, and S3.
PGO now supports streaming replication between clusters which can be used for disaster recovery or cloud migration. Read about how to set up streaming replication in a declarative cloud-native way. This example includes code samples for setting up two clusters, one in EKS, and one in GKE.
We are showing off some of the newest features in Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes and related images. Learn how to upgrade Postgres minor and major versions and even pause the upgrade in process.
Rekha offers a step-by-step guide for deploying Varnish Cache for pg_tileserv using Kustomize and the Postgres Operator for Kubernetes on OpenShift.
For customers using Postgres Operator for Kubernetes, Brian details the steps to create storage snapshots using pgBackRest delta restores for non-production use cases. This solves the need for frequent data copies combined with minimizing storage and thin provisioning.
A review of PGO 5.1 features including rolling database restarts, pod disruption budgets, and manual switchovers/failovers.
Today we’re excited to introduce support for major PostgreSQL upgrades in PGO v5.1. Using the new PGUpgrade API, you can now seamlessly upgrade your clusters across major versions of PostgreSQL.