AWS Aurora Postgres, Not A Great First Impression

AWS Aurora Postgres, not a great first impression

Recently we had a customer facing some memory issues with an Aurora PostgreSQL. What was happening is that while loading data or creating GiST indexes they got the following error :2018-01-04 14:03:06 UTC:[20457]:ERROR:  out of memory2018-01-04 14:03:06 UTC:[20457]:DETAIL:  Failed on…

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PostgreSQL on ZFS

What is ZFS. (a paste from wikipedia)ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems. The features of ZFS include protection against data corruption, support for high storage capacities, efficient data compression, integration of the concepts of filesystem and volume management, snapshots and copy-on-write clones, continuous integrity…

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