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Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 16 Documentation

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is a collection of tools to assist you in managing your PostgreSQL database system: it installs PostgreSQL and complements it by a selection of extensions that enable solving essential practical tasks efficiently:

  • HAProxy - a high-availability and load-balancing solution

  • Patroni is an HA (High Availability) solution for PostgreSQL.

  • pgAudit provides detailed session or object audit logging via the standard PostgreSQL logging facility

  • pgAudit set_user - The set_user part of pgAudit extension provides an additional layer of logging and control when unprivileged users must escalate themselves to superuser or object owner roles in order to perform needed maintenance tasks.

  • pgBackRest is a backup and restore solution for PostgreSQL

  • pgBadger - a fast PostgreSQL Log Analyzer.

  • PgBouncer - a lightweight connection pooler for PostgreSQL

  • pg_gather - an SQL script to assess the health of PostgreSQL cluster by gathering performance and configuration data from PostgreSQL databases.

  • pgpool2 - a middleware between PostgreSQL server and client for high availability, connection pooling and load balancing.

  • pg_repack rebuilds PostgreSQL database objects

  • pg_stat_monitor collects and aggregates statistics for PostgreSQL and provides histogram information.

  • PostGIS allows storing and manipulating spacial data in PostgreSQL.

  • wal2json - a PostgreSQL logical decoding JSON output plugin.

  • A collection of additional PostgreSQL contrib extensions

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Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is also shipped with the libpq library. It contains “a set of library functions that allow client programs to pass queries to the PostgreSQL backend server and to receive the results of these queries.”

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