Audit logging with Postgres partitioning
As I mentioned in my previous post “Audit logging using JSONB in Postgres” , audit tables can be partitioned easily in Postgres 10. Let’s use Postgres partitioning in sample users_audit table… Drop existing trigger on live table and users_audit table drop trigger users_audit_trig ON public.users; drop table if exists audit.users_audit; Create partition table by RANGE partition […]
Audit logging using JSONB in Postgres
Recently, someone reached out to me asking “what’s the best way to achieve database DML auditing in Postgres?” I have suggested a couple of options below to achieve DML auditing in Postgres: Audit using Postgres logs. Postgres allows to keep track of DML statements at database level by enabling auditing directly in the postgres logs. You can use https://github.com/pgaudit/pgaudit extension […]
Tracing Tableau to Postgres connectivity issue using Wireshark!
I spent last couple of weeks trying to resolve connection issues from Tableau Server 10.3 to Postgres 9.6.6. If you are not familiar with Tableau , it is popular enterprise grade visualization tool allow advanced analytic capabilities to understand and visualize data . As it is very popular in the industry, it is obvious that tableau has […]
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Running Postgres in Docker
For last six months, I have been working on moving Postgres from bare metal & VM based systems in Docker. As of today, we have migrated a couple of mission critical Postgres DBs (~ 2TB) on to Docker environment. During the migration journey, I have listed down some of the things to consider running Postgres production instances […]
10 commandments of Database Management
After having decade of experience managing small to large scale and/or varieties of database systems, here is my first try to come up with the top ten commandments of database management ! Thou shalt always learn database systems strengths and weaknesses Thou shalt choose appropriate database to store and process data to empower business Thou […]
Choosing the right database: Understanding your options
Yesterday, SDTimes published my article “Choosing the right database: Understanding your options” . As the name suggests, the article talks about understanding available options for selecting the right database, and explains attributes needs to be considered during the selection process. I hope you will check it out. Comments are welcome!