Oxford, United Kingdom - June 27, 2019
2ndQuadrant today announced the release of repmgr 4.4 This major release includes several important enhancements.
repmgr enhances and complements the built-in replication capabilities in PostgreSQL and is the most popular tool for PostgreSQL replication and failover management. repmgr makes it easy to set up and manage standby servers, check replication status, and perform administrative tasks such as switchover operations.The repmgrd daemon provides automatic failover capability to maximize database uptime, and can easily be integrated with other tools such as PgBouncer for high application availability.
repmgr 4.4 provides two key enhancements for automatic failover with repmgrd:
repmgr 4.4 presents the following main client enhancements:
Fixes for a number of issues have also been provided.
Additionally, the repmgr documentation has been converted to XML, which makes it possible to easily provide the documentation in other formats such as PDF.
For a detailed list of all changes, please read the complete release notes here.
Upgrading to this version is highly recommended for all repmgr users. Upgrade instructions are available here.
Packages and installation documentation are available via 2ndQuadrant’s public RPM and APT repositories from 2ndQuadrant here
repmgr is distributed under GPL v3.
For more information, please send an email to info@2ndQuadrant.com