What’s the Best PostgreSQL High Availability Framework? PAF vs. repmgr vs. Patroni Infographic

Kristi Anderson
Oct 31, 2019 · 2 min read

Wondering which high availability framework to use for your PostgreSQL deployments? We compared the top 3 frameworks, PostgreSQL Automatic Failover (PAF) vs. Replication Manager (repmgr) vs. Patroni, in our Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL series. In these blogs, we dove deep into how the frameworks work, their setup requirements, pros and cons, and how they performed in standby server tests, primary server tests and network isolation tests (split brain scenario) to help you determine the best framework to improve the uptime for your PostgreSQL-powered applications.

PostgreSQL High Availability Framework Infographic

Given the popularity of these posts, we condensed the results into the below infographic so you can easily visualize and compare how the top frameworks handle these common failure scenarios.

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So, which PostgreSQL high availability framework are you leveraging for your application? We’d love to hear how it’s working for you, and how you’d like to improve the performance on your deployment. Let us know your thoughts in our comments, or send us a message on Twitter at @scalegridio!

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