Finally – a system level “read all data” role for PostgreSQL!
I don’t usually post about upcoming PostgreSQL features and rather concentrate on tools available / versions released… but this feature got me excited and will certainly be a huge relief for real-life usage, especially for beginners! I had almost lost hope we might see this day – but after many years of wishing for it, […]
New target_session_attrs settings for high availability and scaling in PostgreSQL v14
© Laurenz Albe 2021 PostgreSQL commit ee28cacf61 has added new options for the target_session_attrs connection parameter. This article explores how the new options can be used to simplify high availability and horizontal scaling solutions. What is target_session_attrs? The PostgreSQL client shared library libpq has support for connection strings to more than one database server: In […]
Having a 2nd look at Postgres v13 improvements
Version 13 has been out there for over a month by now and the most important stuff has already been well digested… but luckily (or not) there’s so much non-major stuff in every release! This becomes quite evident when looking at the release notes with its 150 items of change or peeking at the great […]