Articles on high availability

Be prepared: High availability and you

Be prepared: High availability and you

There are some things you can't avoid on the internet: geography, topology, and things breaking. And as your applications and…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Mastering Redis high-availability and blocking connections

Mastering Redis high-availability and blocking connections

If you've developed your Redis application on a local single Redis instance, the move to Compose Redis may expose some assump…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Open Sourcing Compose Governor - a Toolkit for Running HA Postgres

Open Sourcing Compose Governor - a Toolkit for Running HA Postgres

When we explained how we do PostgreSQL High Availability back in January, we told you about the Governor. The Governor is our…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
High Availability for PostgreSQL, Batteries Not Included

High Availability for PostgreSQL, Batteries Not Included

TL;DR: Core to our PostgreSQL High Availability system is the Governor application which uses Etcd as its repository of truth…

Chris Winslett
Chris Winslett

Announcing MongoHQ Replica Set Plans

Behind the scenes, for a couple of months now, we have been beta testing some of the great new features of MongoDB 1.8 with a…

Jason McCay
Jason McCay