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Thursday, March 10 • 14:00 - 14:40
Full Automatic Database: PostgreSQL HA with Kubernetes

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Why pay for always-on relational database service when you can deploy it yourself so easily? This demo-heavy talk will show off a deceptively simple high availability stack for PostgreSQL, using Docker, Etcd, Kubernetes, Patroni and Atomic. Not only is this open source solution ready to go to give you HA Postgres right now, it represents an approach which can be adapted to other relational databases with replication.


1. Introduction
2. First demo
2.1 spin-up
2.2 connecting an application
2.3 automated failover
2.4 redeployment
3. History
3.1 Handyrep
3.2 Zalando
3.3 Compose.io
3.4 AtomicDB
4. Design
4.2 the Patroni agent
4.2 use of Etcd/Zookeeper
4.3 Kubernetes service definitions
4.4 How failover works
5. 2nd Demo
5.1 Code and configuration tour
5.2 Repeat of failover demo
5.3 Requests from audience
6. Conclusion 

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Josh Berkus

Kubernetes Community Manager, Red Hat
Josh Berkus works on Kubernetes and other Cloud Native projects in Red Hat's OSPO. He is a chair and co-founder of TAG Contributor Strategy and co-chairs Kubernetes SIG-Contributor Experience. Josh has contributed to dozens of open source projects over the last 25 years, is on the... Read More →

Thursday March 10, 2016 14:00 - 14:40 PST
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