Rapid Upgrades With Pg_Upgrade

Talk Type: 
45 Minute Talk
Track: 
Migration
Technical Level: 
Beginner
License: 
Creative Commons - Attribution Only

Pg_Upgrade allows data to be transferred between major Postgres versions without a dump/restore. It does this by transfering the user data and version-dependent data separately. This talk explains the internal workings of pg_upgrade and includes a pg_upgrade demonstration.