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Jeff McCormick

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What's New in Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator 4.0

Crunchy Data is pleased to release PostgreSQL Operator 4.0.

What's New in Crunchy PostgreSQL Operator 3.5

Crunchy Data is happy to announce the release of the open source  PostgreSQL Operator 3.5 for Kubernetes project, which you can find here:

This latest release provides further feature enhancements designed to support users intending to deploy large-scale PostgreSQL clusters on Kubernetes, with enterprise high-availability and disaster recovery requirements.

When combined with the Crunchy PostgreSQL Container Suite, the PostgreSQL Operator provides an open source, Kubernetes-native PostgreSQL-as-a-Service capability.

Read on to see what is new in PostgreSQL Operator 3.5.

PostgreSQL Operator for Kubernetes

Crunchy Data is pleased to announce an initial implemention of a PostgreSQL Operator for Kubernetes to build on our work with PostgreSQL Containers.  This initial implementation provides a user with the ability to perform certain PostgreSQL functions including creating PostgreSQL clusters, performing database backup and restores and viewing persistent volume claims.

Deploying PostgreSQL Clusters using Kubernetes StatefulSets

February 26, 2017


This blog provides guidance on how to build a PostgreSQL cluster using the new Kubernetes feature - StatefulSet.  Using this StatefulSet capability provides a very simple, Kubernetes native, mechanism to make clustering decisions when deploying a PostgreSQL cluster.

Easy PostgreSQL Cluster Recipe Using Docker 1.12 and Swarm

December 22, 2016

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The below content has been deprecated in favor of An Easy Recipe for Creating a PostgreSQL Cluster with Docker Swarm.




Deprecated Recipe

In this blog I’ll show you how to deploy a PostgreSQL cluster using the latest Docker 1.12 technology. Updates to Docker in their 1.12 release greatly simplify deploying a PostgreSQL cluster. IP addresses and hostnames used in this blog are just examples and not mandated.

Creating a PostgreSQL Cluster using Helm for Kubernetes

As we have discussed previouslyCrunchy Data supplies a set of open source PostgreSQL and PostgreSQL related containers. The Crunchy PostgreSQL Container Suite includes containers that deploy, monitor, and administer the open source PostgreSQL database, for more details view this GitHub repositoryIn this post we’ll show you how to deploy a PostgreSQL cluster using Helm, a Kubernetes package manager. 

PostgreSQL Monitoring Within Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

August 01, 2016

Crunchy Latest

In this blog post, we will discuss how PostgreSQL metrics are collected and stored as part of the Crunchy Container Suite project running within the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. Crunchy Data is a Red Hat Technology Connect and OpenShift Primed partner.

Advanced Crunchy Containers for PostgreSQL

July 05, 2016


Crunchy Data is a leading provider of trusted open source PostgreSQL and PostgreSQL support, technology and training.