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PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook

By : Shaun Thomas
Book Image

PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook

By: Shaun Thomas

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Listing PgBouncer client connections

In addition to PostgreSQL server connection status, PgBouncer's administration console can provide details regarding clients within its queue. Maintaining a healthy and active PgBouncer queue is the key to high throughput over limited resources. In this case, we artificially limited the amount of server connections available to clients, which means that there is potential for stubborn or broken clients to prevent connection turnover.

This, of course, will effectively remove the connections from the pool, creating a bottleneck that could lead to choking transaction throughput. Let's explore the PgBouncer console a bit more to learn what it knows about the database clients attempting to communicate with PostgreSQL.

Getting ready

In this section, we will continue our previous exploration into the PgBouncer console. Check the Listing PgBouncer client connections recipe for a refresher. Remember to use the pgbouncer database name to enter the administration console...