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Announcing BigAnimal: Fully managed PostgreSQL in the Cloud
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PostgreSQL Software

:Cluster Management

Cluster Management software enables Postgres to keep serving up data even when hardware fails, allowing you to keep your applications and users up and running.


Postgres-BDR provides true high availability for PostgreSQL databases, providing up to five 9s of availability and flexible deployment options.

  • Also supported by EDB

    Failover Manager

    An EDB tool for managing high availability for PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced clusters using physical streaming replication on Linux

  • Replication Manager (repmgr)

    An open-source tool for creating and managing PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Extended clusters using physical streaming replication on Linux

Feature Comparison

Postgres-BDRFailover Managerrepmgr
Continuous availability
Automatic failover
Manages multi-master BDR clusters
Manages primary/standby streaming replication clusters
Protection against common split-brain scenarios
Quorum and consensus resolution
Set up new standbys with a single command
Switchover with a single command
Enables 99.999% availability requirements
Configure prioritization rules for which standby to promote
Reconfigure standbys to follow newly promoted primary
Reconfigure synchronous replication parameters on cluster changes
Event logging for cluster events
Virtual IP management
Built-in integration for traffic routing management
Event notifications using SNMP and email
Customizable with scripts