repmgr 2.0 RC1 released

What is repmgr?

repmgr is a set of open source tools that helps DBAs and System administrators manage a cluster of PostgreSQL databases.

By taking advantage of the Hot Standby capability introduced in PostgreSQL 9, repmgr greatly simplifies the process of setting up and managing database with high availability and scalability requirements.

repmgr simplifies administration and daily management, enhances productivity and reduces the overall costs of a PostgreSQL cluster by:

This release introduces a new feature, autofailover. With autofailover repmgr is able to automatically promote a standby and let the other standbys follow the new master, without interaction of the DBA. It also adds a lot of bug fixes and several new features.




Features we are working on in the near future:

Community and development

repmgr is free and open source software and is licensed under the GPLv3.

Contributions to repmgr are welcome. See the README.rst file for information about how to contribute.

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