CREATE LANGUAGE plpython3u - PostgreSQL 9.6
Published on Thu, Sep 14, 2017

This is one of the quickest blog am publishing :). I am publishing from my terminal as is of my testing to create language plpython3u. Using trusted or untrusted distributions of python we can create plpython3u language in PostgreSQL. In my testing, am trying with SCL distribution(am not recommending, I tried for testing) of python3.3 to create language plpython3u. Let’s begin creating language on a binary version of PostgreSQL 9.6 installation without any tweaking. Continue reading →

How to rotate PgBouncer logs in Linux/Windows ?
Published on Tue, Aug 9, 2016

Before doing a deep dive into the subject, a short outline about PgBouncer, its a¬†lightweight connection pooler for PostgreSQL that dramatically reduces the processing time and resources for maintaining a large number of client connections to one or more databases. Typically used to increase the number of user connections that can be handled in a high performance environment. For more details on Installing/Configuring PgBouncer refer to the documentation¬†here. Continue reading →

Ways to access Oracle Database in PostgreSQL
Published on Wed, May 25, 2016

Today, organizations stores information(data) in different database systems. Each database system has a set of applications that run against it. This data is just bits and bytes on a file system - and only a database can turn the bits and bytes of data into business information. Integration and consolidation of such information(data) into one database system is often difficult. Because many of the applications that run against one database may not have an equivalent application that runs against another. Continue reading →

Compiling write-able mongo_fdw extension on binary format of PostgreSQL installation.
Published on Thu, Jun 25, 2015

A short blog to enable write-able mongo_fdw extension in PostgreSQL 9.4. PostgreSQL provides a powerful feature called Foreign Data Wrappers (FDW), which allows DBAs to connect to other data sources from within PostgreSQL. Foreign Data Wrapper implementation is based on SQL/MED, that’s supported from PostgreSQL 9.1 version onwards, which means we can now access remote database through PostgreSQL seamlessly. Today we have variety of FDW’s available, in this blog, we will be compiling a latest version of write-able FDW “mongo_fdw” to access MongoDB. Continue reading →

Compiling pg_repack extension on binary format of PostgreSQL installation
Published on Tue, May 26, 2015

This blog is about compiling pg_repack extension on binary format of PostgreSQL installation. Most of you know, pg_repack extension is one of well known PostgreSQL extensions, its especially used for reclaiming space[bloats] ONLINE without holding an EXCLUSIVE LOCK on Tables/Indexes. To enable pg_repack extension in PostgreSQL database, it should be compiled from sources. Its quite easy and simple to compile from source on any installed variants(source,rpm,binary) of PostgreSQL, however its slightly different if it is with binary format of PostgreSQL [One Click Installer] as they are pre-built binary bundle with dependency libraries. Continue reading →