Oxford, United Kingdom - May 17, 2019
2ndQuadrant today announced the release of Barman version 2.8, introducing support for incremental backup in geo-redundancy. It also includes various performance enhancements and bug fixes.
Barman 2.8 deprecates support for PostgreSQL 9.3 and older versions, and declares official support for Python 3 - deprecating Python 2.
Barman (Backup and Recovery Manager) is an open source administration tool for managing backup and disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers. It allows you to perform remote backups of multiple servers in business-critical environments and helps DBAs during the recovery phase.
This release includes performance enhancements and other changes listed below:
We strongly recommend upgrading to Barman v2.8 at the earliest opportunity available.
Upgrade Information Users of rsync backup method on a primary server should set backup_ options to either concurrent_ backup (recommended for PostgreSQL 9.6 or higher) or exclusive_ backup (current default) before upgrading to Barman 2.8.
A complete list of changes and bug fixes is available here.
Download and installation instructions are available here.
Source files are available for download here.
Barman is developed and maintained by 2ndQuadrant and distributed under GPL v3.
For more information, please send an email to info@2ndQuadrant.com