[pgpool-general: 8338] Re: repmgr and pgpool-II: is wiki correct suggesting not to use it?

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at sraoss.co.jp
Wed Jul 13 14:31:34 JST 2022

As far as I know there's no pgpool developer who is familiar with
repmgr.  Sorry but use repmgr at your own risk.

Best reagards,
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
English: http://www.sraoss.co.jp/index_en.php

> Hi,
> I'm just diving into pgpool for the first time.
> I read in the wiki (*Can I use repmgr with Pgpool-II?)*
>  that you'd better avoid using repmgr and pgpool together and points to a
> document where repmgrd is used to monitor  and failover.
> I have seen other blogs  (
> https://jensd.be/591/linux/setup-a-redundant-postgresql-database-with-repmgr-and-pgpool
> )
> where rempgr is configured with failover=manual and repmgr  (the command ,
> not the daemon) is used in the scripts
> pointed to by 'recovery_1st_stage_command' and 'failover_command'.
> It seems to me a solution that allows a clean way to setup replication
> (repmgr is IMHO pretty straightforward) and the power of
> pgpool in load balancing and detecting a server to evict.
> Am I wrong when thinking that the wiki advises against one setup but does
> not consider the other possibility?
> Any hint is appreciated
> Sandro

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