[pgpool-general: 2479] Re: NooB setup and confused

Josh Berkus josh at agliodbs.com
Fri Jan 24 04:42:57 JST 2014


> I have been looking through documentation and questions about setting up
> pgpool II as part of our high availabilty solution for our postgre servers.
> In one diagram it appears that you have a pgpool connection daemon and then
> three nodes.  The diagram makes it appear that there is a server running
> the daemon as the front end of the database cluster.  In what I am reading
> it appears the pgpool is actually installed on the postgre servers.

pgPool is usually installed on a third, proxy server.

For some pgPool features, you need a postgresql database on the pgpool
node as well.  If you're just doing connection proxy/failover, though,
you don't.

Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL Experts Inc.

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