Announcing the Release of repmgr v4.0 Beta

Posted on 2017-10-11 by 2ndQuadrant, an EDB Company

Oxford, United Kingdom - October 11, 2017

2ndQuadrant is proud to announce the release of repmgr 4 (Beta). repmgr has been the most popular tool for PostgreSQL failover since 2010. v4 updates repmgr to support the recently released PostgreSQL 10.

This new release contains a number of changes related to WAL functionality and minor bug fixes. Additionally, there is a new log line type: DETAIL. Meaning that additional context for log messages is now provided in a separate DETAIL log line (similar to PostgreSQL). This release includes other important enhancements, some of which are listed below:

  • Improved switchover functionality
  • Redesigned failover mechanism
  • Faster performance
  • Improved checking of prerequisites
  • Easier upgrading
  • Suitable for setting up replication clusters in provisioning environments

Read the full release notes for repmgr 4.0 here

repmgr is an open source package that helps DBAs and System Administrators manage a cluster of PostgreSQL databases. repmgr greatly simplifies the process of setting up and managing databases with high availability and scalability requirements.

repmgr is developed and maintained by 2ndQuadrant. It is fully supported by their respected 24/7 Production Support, providing the fastest and highest rated response service for PostgreSQL anywhere and is available worldwide. repmgr is distributed under GPL v3.

Repmgr 4 download and installation instructions are available here

About 2ndQuadrant

2ndQuadrant is the Gold Standard for PostgreSQL Products & Services and consistently contributes enterprise features to enhance performance, scalability, security, and stability in PostgreSQL. Spanning 22 countries and 5 continents, 2ndQuadrant is the largest single collective organization of PostgreSQL experts. We have adopted the open source business model and are Platinum sponsors for the PostgreSQL project. Our focus on service quality is reflected in the consistent best-in-class NPS of over 75 for more than 2 years.