Rekha offers a step-by-step guide for deploying Varnish Cache for pg_tileserv using Kustomize and the Postgres Operator for Kubernetes on OpenShift.
Partitioning is a handy tool for managing size and performance as your database scales. Elizabeth offers a tutorial of native partitioning and pg_partman using a sample IoT dataset. This tutorial contains the sql and steps for you to try out partitioning yourself with Postgres.
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.
When it comes to database performance, many think they are solving technical problems, but are solving a money problem. There are 2 phases to database-cost management, and understanding which phase you are in will help you understand your options for growth.
A review of PGO 5.1 features including rolling database restarts, pod disruption budgets, and manual switchovers/failovers.
Crunchy Data is excited to release a new open source tool, Exporter2Perfdata. This connects Prometheus Exporters with Icinga2/Nagios. This also allows pgMonitor users to connect monitoring information from Prometheus to Icinga2 and Nagios.
David optimizes a slow query by splitting up a left join into two calls and using UNION ALL to combine them. The proof is in the pudding.
Which of my applications ran this SQL statement? Use SQL comments to track which application ran which queries.
For developers, databases are basically magic. Like Penn & Teller, this blog post is set to break the illusion. Databases are just like any other code, they have algorithms and processes. These algorithms and processes are meant to improve performance, but can cause limitations if they are not expected.