Open source extension for automated failover and high-availability in PostgreSQL

published on 2019/05/08

Today, we are excited to introduce pg_auto_failover, an extension for automated failover in Postgres. It takes care of keeping your Postgres database available, so you don’t have to. pg_auto_failover is focused on simple, automated failover built on Postgres streaming replication, without any external third-party dependencies. Here is how it works:

High level overview of pg_auto_failover

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This is amazing. Postgres is our default RDBMS of choice due to its features, stability and open source nature. This extension will add more reliability options to Postgres databases and it looks simple to use.