Understanding Serverless PostgreSQL

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Serverless PostgreSQL is an enticing option for many organizations due to its easy and efficient scaling capabilities. However, it comes with challenges such as complex internal structure, performance loss from sharding, and potential conflict with PostgreSQL's inherent limitations. To maximize the potential of serverless PostgreSQL, various strategies can be employed, including intake scaling, storage assessment, materialized views, table partitioning, and leveraging tools like Timescale that provide intelligent approaches to PostgreSQL scaling. These solutions offer a balance between the ease of use and power of serverless architectures while addressing the specific needs of PostgreSQL databases.


Date published
July 8, 2024

Dylan Paulus

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