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Is there a performance problem with the BOSH database? How do you know? Use pgBadger to show PostgreSQL performance issues on BOSH.…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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Like a squirrel looking for a lost nut, finding where a configuration parameter is being set in PostgreSQL can be a pain in the (bushy) tail.…

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Overview of four methods of adding a pgBadger container read logs from an instance of a PostgreSQL Helm Chart. Without changing the chart!…

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Three methods to enable the PostgreSQL Helm Chart to emit all SQL queries into the logs so they can be consumed by pgBadger…

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Why are we interested in Postgres on Kubernetes?  I gave a talk last week on beginning the journey to getting PostgreSQL running on Kubernetes at the Buffalo Web Developers Database Meetup.  There were examples on…

Posted by:Chris Weibel

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A typical web application will need services, such as databases and caches, to run. It will probably also need these services to run its test suite. In this blog post, we will look at how…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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The modern hero of shell scripts is jq. Pipe in JSON, find values, store back into variables or create new JSON and work with that. Unfortunately my data was in PostgreSQL, and the psql output…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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PostgreSQL 9.5 is coming and includes many new features, including the new UPSERT command, and JSONB-modifying operators and functions. For operators of Cloud Foundry, we've pushed out a new service broker release that allows…

Posted by:Dr Nic Williams

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This weekend Dr Nic shared with us a well written article discussing the shortcomings of auto-incrementing (serial) keys and an alternative approach. While discussing the article the question came up about how to go about…

Posted by:Wayne E. Seguin

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