• | PGConf.Online 2021 wrap-up: 57 talks, 30 international speakers, 2000+ registrants!

    PGConf.Online wrapped up 10 days ago, and we want to share some important stats with you. We were glad to have welcomed 2000+ registrants this year with 700-900 of them joining us online each day! The total attendance/registration rate for all three days was near 75%, which is amazing!

  • | Celebrating Women Who Code in Postgres Pro

    In early March, before International Women’s Day, we asked our female tech professionals a few questions and were surprised by some of them providing us answers :) Let’s celebrate women who code working here at Postgres Pro and have a look at what they are up to!

     

  • | Postgres Professional is now sponsoring Psycopg development!

    Postgres Professional has become one of the main sponsors backing the development of the Psycopg library, the most popular PostgreSQL adapter for the Python programming language.

  • | Postgres Professional at FOSDEM 2021

    It’s this time of the year again, and FOSDEM is coming! In 2021, Postgres Professional is really well-represented in the PostgreSQL devroom, as we have 5 talks accepted by the Committee. Let’s take a look at all presentations to be given by our team at this conference.

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  • | High availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR) for Postgres databases

    This is a summary of Postgres Professional’s more than 6 years field experience of providing HA/DR solutions to our customers and it covers both PostgreSQL and Postgres Pro databases.

    While most of our customers are making progress on their journeys to the cloud, many of the HA/DR solutions they use from the on-premises world can be used in the cloud as well.

  • | А deep dive into PostgreSQL query optimizations

    During PostgreSQL maintenance, resource-consuming queries occur inevitably. Therefore, it's vital for every Database Engineer, DBA, or Software Developer to detect and fix them as soon as possible. In this article, we'll list various extensions and monitoring tools used to collect information about queries and display them in a human-readable way.

    Then we will cover typical query writing mistakes and explain how to correct them. We will also consider cases where extended statistics are used for more accurate row count estimates. Finally, you will see an example of how PostgreSQL planner excludes redundant filter clauses during its work.

  • | Optimizing PostgreSQL queries: questions and answers

    During our webinar on PostgreSQL query optimization, we found many of your questions interesting and helpful to the public, if properly answered. Get more useful links and working expert advice from Peter Petrov, our Database Engineer.

Blog

  • pg_variables

    Functions for defining and using variables in client sessions.

  • pg_probackup

    Pg_probackup is a utility to manage backup and recovery of PostgreSQL database clusters. It is designed to perform periodic backups of the PostgreSQL instance that enable you to restore the server in case of a failure.

  • mamonsu

    An active monitoring agent for Postgres Pro. Based on zabbix, mamonsu provides an extensible cross-platform solution that can collect and visualize multiple Postgres Pro and system metrics.

Postgres Extensions

  • Page-level data compression

    PGLZ compression of individual values is used now in PostgreSQL. That’s good, but sometimes it’s possible to achieve significant compression only when compressing multiple values together. This is why we’re considering page-level data compression.

  • Multi-master cluster with sharding

    Multi-master cluster with sharding which provides read/write scalability as well as high availability is obviously one of most wanted DBMS features. Experience shows that we should move in step-by-step manner in order to have it in core one day. Postgres Professional company joins community efforts in this direction.

  • Backup

    We work on several backup problems: block-level incremental backup, backup validation, partial backup/restore.

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Postgres Professional

Postgres Professional is the Russian PostgreSQL company founded by Russian PostgreSQL contributors. Company has 50+ employees, among them three Major PostgreSQL Contributors.

Postgres Professional is an active member of international PostgreSQL community, developers had committed 93 patches to the latest release of PostgreSQL 10.0.

Our company had successfully performed large PostgreSQL projects including database migration projects for well-known Russian and international companies. We provide industrial PostgreSQL services: vendor technical support, migration, custom extensions and core patches development, migration-related consulting, training and certification.