Multi-Master Replication with Slony

Talk Type: 
45 Minute Talk
Track: 
Replication/HA
Technical Level: 
Intermediate
License: 
Creative Commons - Attribution Only

One of the most sought after features in PostgreSQL is a scalable multi-master replication solution. While there does exists some tools to create multi-master clusters such as Bucardo and pgpool-II, they may not be the right fit for an application. In this session, you will learn some of the strengths and weaknesses of these more popular multi-master solutions for PostgreSQL and how they compare to using Slony for your multi-master needs. We will explore the types of deployments best suited for a Slony deployment and the steps necessary to configure a multi-master solution for PostgreSQL.

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