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2024


CloudNativePG Recipe 9 - Inspecting the network and the storage in a CloudNativePG cluster

·8 mins

In this blog post, I delve into the crucial aspects of networking and storage within a CloudNativePG cluster deployed on Kubernetes. I explore how Kubernetes services manage external and internal communications for PostgreSQL clusters, ensuring high availability and seamless failover. Additionally, I examine the role of PersistentVolumeClaims in handling PostgreSQL data storage, offering insights into effective resource management. This article provides an example of the kind of knowledge DBAs need to acquire when managing PostgreSQL in cloud-native environments, highlighting the importance of collaboration with infrastructure teams and developers to ensure robust and resilient cluster operations.

Kubernetes Just Turned Ten: Where Does PostgreSQL Stand?

·14 mins

As Kubernetes marks its tenth anniversary, its influence on infrastructure management continues to grow. This article examines the increasing adoption of PostgreSQL within Kubernetes, fueled by its extensibility and AI applications. It highlights the journey of integrating PostgreSQL with Kubernetes, focusing on the CloudNativePG operator. A comparison between Kubernetes and traditional VM deployments underscores the advantages for database workloads. The article also calls for greater awareness and expertise in combining PostgreSQL with Kubernetes, aiming to enhance the adoption of this fully open-source stack across the IT landscape.