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middleware between PostgreSQL servers and clients for connection pooling, replication and load balancing

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replication & load balancer with postgresql configuration

I configured a master-slave replication server with postgres 9.6 following this doc and all worked fine. When I make changes on master server immediately are replicated to slave server and I cannot ...
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.pcppass not working

I run pgpool-II as postgres user so I can replicate exactly what I did in one sequence here in this post. -bash-4.2$ echo "pgpool:$(pg_md5 test)" > /etc/pgpool-II-11/pcp.conf -bash-4.2$ cat /etc/...
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How will client psql command need to change to connect via pgpool ? Do we always need to specify the pgpool port explicitly in the psql command?

Hi we are playing with pgpool connection pooling. We are running it in the same server where postgres is running. For local client connections , we are specifying the pgpool port in psql command to ...
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Pgpool status restore/reset

Need help troubleshooting pgpool issue and reset the status. The “show pool_nodes” shows node 1 is down: postgres@node-0:~$ psql -p 9999 -c "show pool_nodes" node_id | hostname | ...
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Postgres 9.6 - Taking differenctial backup

I have a few CentOS boxes running Postgres 9.6. I am planning a central server which can make local copies of all DBs on the other servers. These servers are accessible via SSH on Internet. What is ...
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no performance improvement with pgpool query result caching

I'm trying to add query result caching to a PostGIS database that's frequently hit with the same (expensive) spatial queries. Looks like pgpool-II is currently the only well-developed solution. ...
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PGPool II + Django w/ psycopg2 load balancing

I've a pool of applications running django 1.6 with psycopg2 on top of a PGPool II with two backends PostgreSQL servers. But all queries (read and/or write) are going to master PostgreSQL even SELECT. ...
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Pgpool executes queries on standby nodes instead of master when replication is behind in standby

I have a postgresql 10 master db with 2 hot standby servers with streaming replication, and the replication is working correctly. The synchronous_commit is setted to remote_write Also I have a pgpool ...
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PGpool not properly detecting which postgres server is master

I am in the process of building a resilient database cluster and currently have 3 database servers running postgres 10 and repmgr. repmgr is taking care of the streaming replication including ...
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In pgPool-II 3.7.5 configuration pgpool.conf, is recovery_user a role or a system user?

I'm having trouble configuing pgPool-II 3.7.5 for online recovery. In pgpool.conf, there is a parameter called recovery_user along with a recovery_password that are somehow used to run ...
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Disconnect specific database from pgpool II

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.5 with pgpool II version 3.4.13 on Ubuntu 16.04.3 I want to drop a specific database so I must disconnect the database from pgpool. How can I do this without disconnecting the ...
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Connecting to Pgpool

Apologies for the long post but i'm stumped on getting Pgpool to work for me. Running Centos7 i have two instances of Postgres running on different ports in master replication mode. I have ...
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PgPool: distro vs upstream?

I'm running PostgreSQL 9.6 and would like to trial pgpool. The yum repository shows the following options: pgpool-II-96 postgresql-pgpool-II Which version should i use ? The documentation on PgPool ...
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Pgpool2 doesn't use the slave for load balancing

I've enabled streaming replication in my postgres 9.5.10 installed from ubuntu xenial repo. I want to enable load balance for pgpool-2 (3.7.0 amefuriboshi) installed from sources. So I have this ...
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PostgreSQL pgpool-II replication mode doesn't work?

I'm experimenting with PostgreSQL and pgpool-II and trying to setup native replication mode on pgpool. The pgpool documentation says In the native replication mode, Pgpool-II is responsible for ...
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Postgresql - Is this possible to setup a Zero downtime PostgreSQL Cluster?

I have already asked here about PostgreSQL HA setup, and I got many possible answers. But the bad thing is, even though if I use any third party software like PGpool, Repmgr, pacemaker are asking for ...
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pgpool-II configuring multiple masters and slaves

Actualy I did create a replication system using Pgpool2, with master/slave servers, now i need to add multiple master servers and I need them to be related and updated across each other. Is it ...
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PGPool memory requirements

What amount of physical memory is recommended for a dedicated PGPool machine running connection pooling & load balancing, but no query cache? I see num_init_children(96) * max_pool(2) * ...
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Troubleshooting PgPool Query Lags

I have been using PGpool-II for quite a while but just noticed an intermittent lag (slow request taking about 20s to execute) which I am able to replicate consistently. Before I explain here is a ...
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PgPool II: Write-Only and Read-Only DBs

I'd like to setup the following infrastructure: PSQL 9.6 in USA (master) PSQL 9.6 in Europe (slave) PgPool-II in Europe App Server in Europe (it reads the DB in 90% of time). My ...
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Pgpool II and Postgresql upgrade scenario using different major versions

Pgpool FAQ states that: You cannot mix different major versions of PostgreSQL, for example 8.4.x and 9.0.x And the reason that I understand very well is: Pgpool-II assumes messages from ...
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PGPool II - Failover when current master node dies

I have a 2 node high-availability postgresql 9.5 cluster. I'm using streaming replication, PGPool II (3.5.4 [ekieboshi]), and a virtual (or floating) secondary IP all hosted on aws to accomplish this. ...
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Why PgPool showing all the nodes as standby even though pg_is_in_recovery() shows correctly? [closed]

I have a set up where I have 1 pgpool, 1 primary postgres and 2 standby postgres. And I am seeing following issues: Issue 1 : Pgpool is not able to detect primary and says all are standby. [root@ip-...
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Using PGPool with RDS Slave replicas, any advice?

I have a Postgres 9.4 RDS instance with Multi AZ, and there's a slave, read-only replica. Up to this point the load balancing was made in the business layer of my app, but it's inneficient and I was ...
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Automatic recovery of the failed postgresql master node is not working with pgpool II

I am new to Postgresql and Pgpool II setup. I have configured the Postgresql HA/Load balancing using Pgpool II and Repmgr. I have followed the link to do the setup. The setup consist of 3 nodes and ...
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Pgpool slave node limit

I've started a new database architecture using pgpool-II 3.4.5, I have 3 servers by now, 1 master and 2 slaves. They are configured to use Master/Slave conf and LoadBalancing. The problem is: When I ...
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Pooler (pgbouncer) + MasterDB + Slaves

During a spike, my connections go from 30 to over 140, as you can see below: I'm willing to set-up a pooler like pgbouncer, but have some questions as my scenario is not that easy: 1 Load Balancer ...
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PGPool for Postgres load balancing, where to sit it

So I've been doing a stack of reading. I'm still not 100% clear of the best way to go about it. Let's take a simple setup. 3 nodes to server UWSGI apps (in random), 3 nodes for PGSQL, 1 nominal ...
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Postgres with pgpool architecture

Below is an example pgpool architecture: This implies that you only need to have pgpool on a single server; is this true? When I look at the configuration I also see that you configure backends ...
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Connecting Tableau and PgPool

I'm trying to connect Tableau to our database Postgresql via PgPool, for load Balance. I have Postgresql configured with Streaming Replication between one master and two slaves. And have another ...
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pgpool load balancing is sending all queries only to master

My two postgresql servers are configured for streaming replication, which is working fine. Pgpool is configured for Master Slave mode / Load Balance Mode. pgpool.conf: listen_addresses = '*' port = ...
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Master/Slave - streaming replication restrict function to master

How can I run a function a on master only? I don't want to connect directly to my master server, because the master server might change. Or can I change my function to work on this setup? Because ...
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Pgpool II : unable to read message length between two network interfaces

Start log file: 2015-03-06 01:57:56: pid 2760: LOG: Setting up socket for 0.0.0.0:9999 2015-03-06 01:57:56: pid 2760: LOG: Setting up socket for :::9999 2015-03-06 01:57:56: pid 2760: LOG: pgpool-...
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PGpool Promote to master and Slaves wont replicate on failure

Sorry for the copy paste from stackoverflow, but this is probably a better place to post this. Version pgpool-II-pg93-3.4.0-3pgdg.rhel6.x86_64.rpm I’ve seen some chat online about this from a ...
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Pgpool load-balancing vs. consistency

In what ways is consistency weakened when using pgpool-II load-balancing on Postgresql servers running streaming replication? Obviously with asynchronous replication you can insert a row on the ...
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pgpool-II doesn't execute my failover script

I have been installed pgpool-II 3.3.4 from source. I have two pgpool nodes and I also used the watchdog configuration to get a pgpool services with High Availability. When I stop one, the other wake ...
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Using pgpool and PostgreSQL in differents hosts.

I want to use pgpool but I did some research and I have a doubt, if neccesary install PostgreSQL and pgpool in the same machine? When I did my first configuration and installation in a same host. But ...
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how to get pgpool2 HA

I am using pgpool2 and PostgreSQL to get a HA of postgresql service. I have been working in this: .-----. .--------. | | W | DB | | PGP |-----+-----------...
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Does pg-pool-II support two phase commit?

When pg-pool II is used with sharding, what happens if I want to do a transaction which involves two nodes ? Does pgpool support two phase commit ?
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timeline 2 of the primary does not match recovery target timeline 1

I want to create a configuration with postgresql and pgpool to get height availability (HA). I want to do this: .-----. .--------. | | W | DB | | APP |---...
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PostgreSQL synchronous replication time out?

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.3 with synchronous replication. I have 2 synchronous replicators and 1 async replicator. My problem is when 2 synchronous replicators are down, transaction will wait ...
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Understanding pg-pool in details

I have following problem regarding the pg-pool (3.3.3) When master fails, automatic failover happens and standby is promoted to master. But this new master don't have any replicators. Other slave ...
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Connect Jira to Postgresql with Pgpool-II

I gotta problem with connecting Jira 6 to Pgpool-II which is responsible for load balancing and replication in Postgresql bases(2 instances). Pgpool is started on port 9999, I just want to connect ...
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What's the data flow between Pgpool, Postgresql and client

I'm new in Pgpool. I want to ask the question, what is the dataflow between Pgpool, Postgresql when client querying data 1/ Client query data to Pgpool, PgPool ask Postgresql Postgresql calculate ...
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Pgpool - semanage config files - which filetype should I choose?

Reffering to problem with pgpool installation : Problem with pgpoolAdmin installation I had a problem with non running pgpooladmin(installation files permission was wrong). I must change file label of ...
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Problem with pgpoolAdmin installation

I got a problem with permissions during installation of pgpoolAdmin(newest version). The problem is when I get to window with main config that should be all okay to move to next installtion step. The ...
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pgpool stability issues

I am using pgpool-II 3.3.1 to load balance connections to my postgres 9.3. I am experiencing an ocassional stability issue where clients are not able to connect to pgpool (but they are able to connect ...
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PgPool fails to auth in master_slave mode

We have two PostgreSQL servers running in master-slave streaming replication mode, behind pgpool. When we activate master_slave mode in pgpool.conf, we get following error: do_md5 failed in slot 1 ...
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Poor performance in my pgpool cluster

I've configured a postgres cluster with pgpool2 using the following link. The replication seems to be ok, but I ran some benchmarks (pg_bench) and the performance is lower than a single node, for ...
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pgpool2 not working on my Ubuntu i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux

I am trying to implement replication and load balancing on my Ubuntu i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux.for creating database clustures I have installed postgresql contrib 9.1.11 having initially database ...