Postgres in Containers

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Bret and Nirmal are joined by Lukas Fittl of pganalyze to dive into Postgres in containers, in production, and in CI.

Lukas is an expert and founder of pganalyze, and I invited him on the show to explain a lot of this to us and catch us up with what's going on in the Postgres community, particularly when it comes to containers and production.

We dive into everything around containers with Postgres, some of the new stuff going on in Postgres Land, including tuning and stuff I didn't even know about Postgres, including storing NoSQL data, vector databases for AI and more.

Be sure to check out the live recording of the complete show from February 15, 2024 on YouTube (Ep. #254).


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Crunch Postgres for Kubernetes

  • (00:00) - Intro
  • (01:59) - Is Postgres Underrated?
  • (04:18) - What is pgAnalyze?
  • (05:02) - Database Performance Tuning
  • (11:11) - Postgres in Containers
  • (19:44) - Opinion on kubegres and other operators in managing HA
  • (25:03) - The role of Database Administrators and Data Engineers
  • (31:54) - Running Postgres HA across multi-cluster
  • (39:23) - What does pgnalyze do?
  • (44:45) - The hardest operational problem running Postgres in containers

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Creators and Guests

Bret Fisher
Bret Fisher
Cloud native DevOps Dude. Course creator, YouTuber, Podcaster. Docker Captain and CNCF Ambassador. People person who spends too much time in front of a computer.
Nirmal Mehta
Nirmal Mehta
Principal Specialist Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Beth Fisher
Beth Fisher
Producer of DevOps and Docker Talk podcast since 2019. Assistant producer on Bret Fisher Live show on YouTube. Business and proposal writer by trade.
Cristi Cotovan
Cristi Cotovan
Video editor and educational content producer. Descript and Camtasia coach.
Lukas Fittl
Lukas Fittl
Founder at @pganalyze - Postgres performance at any scale, through intelligent tuning advisors & continuous database profiling | he/him
Postgres in Containers
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