Grafana dashboard for pg_timetable scheduled jobs
As a little boy, I dreamed of becoming a supersonic jet pilot or an astronaut. I also yearned to pilot trains, subways, trolleybuses, trams, and other vessels. I remember stealing pot lids from my grandparent’s kitchen to make a steering wheel. And also all sorts of devices and tools to emulate the cockpit dashboard. My […]
Introducing pg_timetable v5.6: delayed chains and error handling
We’re excited to unveil pg_timetable v5.6, a significant release that takes your PostgreSQL job scheduling to a new level. In this release, we’ve introduced several key enhancements and features that empower you to manage and automate your database tasks precisely and flexibly. Start async chains with delay One of the standout features in pg_timetable v5.6 […]
pg_timetable v5.3 is out!
Our team is proud to introduce a new pg_timetable v5.3 release! This time we focused solely on implementing new features for logging. I want to remind you that pg_timetable is a community project. So, please, don’t hesitate to ask any questions, to report bugs, to star the pg_timetable project, and to tell the world about […]
Migrate scheduled jobs to pg_timetable from pgAgent
Why migrate to pg_timetable from pgAgent? There are many reasons, actually, why people might want to export pgAgent jobs to pg_timetable. Most of them may be spotted by taking a look at the PostgreSQL schedulers comparison table I introduced in one of my previous posts and the supported platform table from the official readme. In […]
Migrate scheduled jobs to pg_timetable from pg_cron
Why migrate to pg_timetable from pg_cron? There are a lot of reasons you may want to migrate from pg_cron: maybe you need to run a scheduler on a platform pg_cron doesn’t support; or you want to run several parallel schedulers simultaneously; it’s possible you hit the bugs in pg_cron that haven’t been fixed for ages […]
Run multiple jobs but limit number of sessions – PostgreSQL: pg_timetable
If you are using pg_timetable to run multiple jobs on PostgreSQL, you need to understand how to calculate the number of database sessions, so you don’t overload your system. Recently, a related question came up on pg_timetable’s Github Discussion page: What do you do when you get the following error message: “Failed to send chain to […]
pg_timetable v4.4 is available immediately!
Our team is proud to introduce a new pg_timetable v4.4 release! This time we focused on implementing a couple of new features, as well as improving performance. I want to remind you that pg_timetable is a community project. So, please, don’t hesitate to ask any questions, to report bugs, to star the pg_timetable project, and […]
PostgreSQL schedulers: comparison table
Hello, my name is Pavlo Golub, and I am a scheduler addict. That began when I implemented pg_timetable for PostgreSQL. I wrote a lot about it. In this post, I want to share the result of my investigations on the schedulers available for PostgreSQL. I gave a talk about this topic at the CERN meetup, so […]
pg_timetable v4 is out and available immediately!
Our team is proud to introduce a new major pg_timetable v4 release! This time a huge amount of work has been done and the pg_timetable v4 release is backward-incompatible with previous versions. However, job migration is straightforward and shouldn’t stop anyone from updating. We’ve added detailed Read the Docs documentation and will enhance it further. […]
pg_timetable: asynchronous chain execution
Intro – asynchronous chain execution in pg_timetable I wrote about the new pg_timetable 3 major release not so long ago. Three essential features were highlighted: new session locking implementation; new jackc/pgx Golang library used; exclusive chain execution. Meanwhile, two minor releases have come out, and the current version is v3.2. It focuses on the completely […]
PostgreSQL exclusive chain cron jobs using pg_timetable
I wrote about the new pg_timetable 3 major release not so long ago. Two essential features were highlighted: – new session locking implementation – new jackc/pgx Golang library used Today I want to reveal one more advanced feature! Fasten your seat belts! First, we need to distinguish exclusive client session mode from exclusive chain execution […]
pg_timetable v3 is out!
As you probably know, pg_timetable is the advanced PostgreSQL cron compatible scheduler already released! Usually, any major release introduces absolutely new functionality as well as some backward incompatibilities. However, the only backward incompatibility present in this release is that the base task SHELL changed its name to PROGRAM. Yes, that’s all. 🙂 Now, let’s check […]