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Should I Run Postgres on Kubernetes? Part II
Having covered some of the reasons why you would want to run a PostgreSQL on Kubernetes , I'm not going to cover some of the reasons why you wouldn't want to.  This should help you make a balanced judgment about whether or not it's the right next move for y...
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Should I Run Postgres on Kubernetes? Part I
In preparation for my workshop on running PostgreSQL on Kubernetes on Monday, I wanted to talk a bit about why you'd want to run your database there in the first place -- and why you wouldn't. The container world, starting with Docker and then moving to Kub...
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New Annotated Config Files for PostgreSQL 10
Teal Deer: The Annotated.conf has been updated for PostgreSQL 10, and it's a Github repo now. 13 years ago, for PostgreSQL 8.0, I released the first Annotated.conf because we had (at that time) over 140 configuration settings and most people had no idea how...
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LWKD Has a New Home!
Since this isn't a particularly good place for it, I've moved Last Week in Kubernetes Development to its new home at lwkd.info .  That includes this week's edition of LWKD . Part of the idea of the move is to be able to accept contributions to the publicati...
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Last Week in Kubernetes Development: Week ending January 21
Community Meeting Summary The demo for this week's meeting was Kubernetes running on Docker For Mac. The Docker.com folks have been hard at work enabling this, and the demo now looks pretty polished. Developers with Mac desktops should be able to easily use...
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Last Week in Kubernetes: Week ending January 14th
With several hundred active contributors, it's pretty hard to keep track of Kubernetes development.   It's hard for me, and I'm paid to keep track; I can't imagine that anyone else can do it, even if they contribute to Kubernetes. What follows is an experim...
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Retiring from the Core Team
Those of you in the PostgreSQL community will have noticed that I haven't been very active for the past year.  My new work on Linux containers and Kubernetes has been even more absorbing than I anticipated, and I just haven't had a lot of time for PostgreSQ...
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Changing PostgreSQL Version Numbering
Per yesterday's developer meeting, the PostgreSQL Project is contemplating a change to how we do version numbers.  First, let me explain how we do version numbers now.  Our current version number composition is: 9 . 5 . 3 Major1 . Major2 . Minor That is, th...
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Don't delete pg_xlog
This StackOverflow question reminded me of this old blog post, which is still relevant today: pg_log, pg_xlog and pg_clog There are three directories in a default $PGDATA directory when you create it which are named "pg_*log".   pg_log $PGDATA/pg_log is the...
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Join us for the 3rd pgCon User Unconference
This year, we're continuing to experiment with new formats for the pgCon unconference.  In 2013 and 2014 we had an Unconference on the Saturday of pgCon.  In 2015 we had a limited Developer Unconference on Wednesday. This year, we will have a Developer Unco...
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