Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes

The largest Kubernetes-native Postgres installations in the world run on Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes. We have the leading Postgres operator that's easy to use and ready to scale from developer deployments to thousands of production pods.

Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes is built on PGO, the Postgres operator from Crunchy Data

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Production ready Postgres out of the box

Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes orchestrates a complete toolkit for enterprise-class PostgreSQL. All packaged in an easy to install and configure operator.

Certified Crunchy Postgres

Disaster recovery & backup management

Performance & health monitoring

Secure connections using TLS / SSL

Connection management & pooling

High availability & business continuity

Fast, easy deployments

Zero-downtime software updates

Performance metrics & dashboards

Streamline your database operations

Start simply and scale infinitely

Create, scale, and manage production ready Kubernetes Postgres databases. Only a few commands required to be up, running, and ingesting data. With PGO, provision a new database in seconds. Create your own internal database-as-a-service using robust controls.

High availability, disaster recovery

Recovery time optimized for very large databases and prioritizes fast recovery times. RPO and RTO in seconds. Fully supports HA and DR for Postgres deployments spanning multiple Kubernetes clusters.

Efficiency with streaming replication

Make use of native Postgres streaming replication to solve data latency and geographic redundancy. Make your data available wherever your users are. Bring data to your edge computing workflows. Easily enable multi-cloud or hybrid cloud services.

Rolling upgrades for minor and major versions

Gone are the days of downtime, restores, and migrations to get on a new PostgreSQL version. Zero-downtime software upgrades mean security patches, minor upgrades, and major upgrades can be deployed seamlessly using rolling updates that minimize disruption to applications and services.

Declarative & GitOps Ready

Tied into the native Kubernetes ecosystem and built for GitOps, Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes, makes it easy to deploy with your existing tools. Define Postgres deployment specifications, launch, and connect applications to your data. Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes empowers declarative management of databases using Kustomize, OLM, ArgoCD, and Helm.

Try our one line install directly from the OCI repository

helm install pgo oci://

  • Kustomize
  • OLM
  • ArgoCD
  • Helm

Fully compatible with managed Kubernetes

Deploy with all major managed service providers. Commercial support includes expertise launching Postgres into these environments.

Deploy to any host

Deployable on a variety of infrastructure hosts from bare metal to hybrid cloud or cross cloud. You can deploy K8s Postgres anywhere. Easily create distributed Postgres environments with hybrid and cross cloud deployments.

  • Bare Metal
  • VMs
  • Public Cloud
  • Private Cloud
  • Hybrid Cloud
  • Cross Cloud

Curious how to install our operator the first time?

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Customer success stories

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IBM needed a Postgres database partner for handling persistent product configuration data that met enterprise-grade requirements for their clients.

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WWT is moving from Oracle to Postgres, leveraging Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes as their in-house database as a service.

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Find out how SAS standardized on Crunchy's Kubernetes Operator to modernize their product line around cloud-native approaches.

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Danfoss uses Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes for IoT edge sensor data across a worldwide fleet of instrumentation and measurement.

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Always on support

Crunchy Data has been deploying Postgres in containers since 2015 with deep expertise in PostgreSQL and Kubernetes architecture. Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes customers have access to certified software packages, updates, security patches, and 24x7x365 technical support from PostgreSQL experts.

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