Showing posts from February, 2017

There’s a new man in town

Welcoming Data Egret - the new fresh look of PostgreSQL Consulting

You know how sometimes after a good productive day at work you feel that you’ve done it - you’ve achieved what you planned and you are just in the right place? Well, I rarely feel that way and I love it! I love the fact that every new day brings a new challenge, a new hard decision to make, a new client or a new colleague from whom I would be able to learn.
Since we started PostgreSQL-Consulting five years ago every day has been just like that – a new excitement and rush, problems and solutions, questions and answers and although it has been a while I feel that we’re just getting started.
To celebrate our five year anniversary and acknowledge this ever growing sense of excitement as of 1 March we will be changing our name to Data Egret.
This change is a result of our efforts to mirror the success of our company and promise to our clients to keep delivering personal, efficient and valuable support whenever they need it. We…

Deep dive into postgres stats: Introduction

Everything you always wanted to know about PostgreSQL stats
This blogpost is all about postgres activity stats. Stats are the very important since they allow us to understand what's going on with the system. With that in mind, stats also have some weak points and that’s what I would like to discuss here.
In these blog series I will try to explain how to use stats effectively and how to detect and solve problems with their help. I will start with an overview and will move on discussion on specific usages with receipts and built in tools.

I hope my posts will provide you with some hands-on tools that will help you using postgres stats and will reassure you that stats aren’t as scary as they seems at first glance.