PostgreSQL High Availability & Patroni Cluster Manager




3 days

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This training can also be held at your place or as online training especially for your company. In this case the course agenda can also be adapted to suit your needs best.

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This course takes 3 days with 8 hours each (on site) or 5 hours each (online).
The only difference is that there will be less practical exercises in an online course. However, we will hand them over to you and you can still do them on your own and ask our consultants for feedback or help if needed.


This course is intended for PostgreSQL users who are interested in fully automating high availability operations.
The course first gives an overview of the general high availability landscape in PostgreSQL clusters and then focuses on the very popular (open source) cluster manager «Patroni».

Audience Requirements

Target group for this course are experienced PostgreSQL users with at least basic Linux knowledge (command line, editing of configuration files)

Available Languages

This course can be held in English, German and Estonian.


Day 1

Overview of PostgreSQL High Availability (HA)

  • binary replication
  • typical replication problems and solutions
  • built-in HA mechanisms
  • switchover and failover
  • logical replication

HA automation

  • basic concepts
  • standard HA problems
  • decisions with consent
  • different approaches

Day 2


  • basic idea & introduction
  • installation
  • configuration & operation


  • extended functionalities
  • postgresql.conf + pg_hba.conf replacement

Day 3


  • common problems

Routing of client requests

  • libpq/JDBC
  • vip manager
  • HAProxy

Updates and upgrades

  • PostgreSQL updates
  • Patroni updates


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