repmgr 2.0.3 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:

repmgr is production quality software and used widely across the world with PostgreSQL. Many users rely on repmgr to maintain their replication setups and as such we take new releases seriously and mark the level of maturity as a guide for users.

The repmgr 2.x series supports PostgreSQL versions 9.0 to 9.4 and will continue to be supported. However for PostgreSQL 9.3 and later we recommend the repmgr 3.x series, which provides support for the more sophisticated replication functionality introduced in recent PostgreSQL versions, such as cascaded standbys, timeline switching and replication slots. See the homepage for details.

2ndQuadrant provides contract support for PostgreSQL that includes both repmgr and the autofailover feature.




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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