Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes

The trusted production cloud native Postgres solution from one to hundreds of databases.

Deploy PostgreSQL at scale in containers using the best-in-class PGO, the Postgres Operator for Kubernetes. Backed by 24x7x365 support from the Postgres people you can trust.

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Kubernetes Toolkit for Production Ready PostgreSQL

PGO, the Postgres Operator from Crunchy Data orchestrates a commercially distributed toolset for enterprise class PostgreSQL, production ready out of the box and at your fingertips:

  • Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL
  • Backups
  • Monitoring and dashboard tools
  • TLS
  • Connection Pooling
  • Automatic self-healing high availability
  • Easy cluster deployment and management
  • Zero downtime updates
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See it in Action

Want to see Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes in action? Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, Jan 19th.

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Start Simply, Scale Safely

Easily create, scale, and manage production ready Kubernetes Postgres databases. With robust controls, you can easily customize your pods' configuration to meet your needs. Using just a few commands, you can be up and running ingesting data. PGO gives you the power to provision a new database within seconds.

Security patches, minor upgrades, and major upgrades can also be deployed in seamless, downtime free rolling updates to minimize disruption to your applications and database services.

Built-in High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Don't worry about application uptime: Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes provides you with "always on" Postgres. Backed by a distributed consensus based HA solution, Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes maintains uptime without a single-point-of failure. Recovery is optimized for very large databases, allowing for faster recovery times. Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes also supports deployments that span multiple Kubernetes clusters.

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Customer Case Studies

In order to deliver a cloud-native and containerized solution, IBM needed a Postgres database partner for handling persistent product configuration data that met enterprise-grade requirements for their clients. To that end, IBM selected Crunchy Data's Postgres for Kubernetes platform.

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Find out how SAS standardized on Crunchy's Kubernetes Operator, allowing them to modernize its product line around cloud-native approaches. Faced with a buy or build decision, Crunchy gave SAS the perfect fit to leverage a prebuilt and secure Postgres distribution, tuned for its needs.

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Built for the Developer Experience

Built for GitOps, Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes makes it easy to deploy your infrastructure as code. Seamlessly define your Postgres deployment specifications and connect your applications to your data. Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes lets you declaratively manage your databases with your favorite tools, including:





Deploy Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes on Any Host

Our flexible and scalable solution is deployable on a variety of infrastructure hosts from bare metal to hybrid cloud or cross cloud. You can deploy K8s Postgres virtually anywhere. Easily create distributed Postgres environments. Choose from different configurations like active-active or active-standby.

Bare Metal


Public Cloud

Private Cloud

Hybrid Cloud

Cross Cloud

Managed Kubernetes Services

Crunchy Postgres for Kubnernetes has been deployed with all of the major managed service providers. We have hands on experience working with these services:

Red Hat OpenShift

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (EKS)

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

VMWare Tanzu


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Backed by the Power of Postgres

Postgres is loved by application developers for its robust feature set: JSON, PL/Python, (etc). Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes brings the best of Postgres to containers with popular extensions like PostGIS, TimescaleDB, pg_partman, pg_cron, wal2json, pgAudit and more. With Level 5 Certification, Crunchy Postgres for Kubernetes is both fun for app building and ready for production.

Crunchy Data has been deploying Postgres in containers since 2015. PGO, the PostgreSQL Operator from Crunchy Data is Level 5 Certified and has been used successfully in production by users for years. Crunchy Data provides Crunchy PostgreSQL for Kubernetes for all commercial support subscription customers, which includes access to certified software packages, updates, bug fixes, and security patches, along with 24x7x365 technical support from PostgreSQL experts.

Related Resources

PGO Documentation


PGO Blog


PGO Videos


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