Tag: pgpool

Enterprise PostgreSQL Solutions

PostgreSQL Load Balancing Made Easy: A Deep Dive into pgpool

Introduction This blog is aimed at beginners trying to learn the basics of PostgreSQL and PGPool but already have some experience under their belt. For this tutorial, we will assume you have PostgreSQL correctly installed on Ubuntu. All of these steps were done using PostgreSQL 16 (development version) and PGPool 4.4.3 on Ubuntu 23.04. We’ll…
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Configuring Pgpool-II watchdog: It’s going to be a lot easier

Watchdog is the high availability component of Pgpool-II. Over the past few releases watchdog has gotten a lot of attention from the Pgpool-II developer community and received lots of upgrades and stability improvements. One of the not very strong areas of pgpool-II watchdog is its configuration interface. Watchdog cluster requires quite a few config settings…
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Can you gain performance with Pgpool-II as a load balancer?

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer the oil or gold, but data. And at the heart of data lies the database which is expected to store, process and retrieve the desired data as quickly as possible. But having a single database server doesn’t mostly serve the purpose. A single server has its drawbacks…
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