Tag Archives: databases

AWS: Redshift – quick start and SQL-workbench connection config

18 October 2019
 

 Our data-analytics team eventually started to play with an AWS Redshift cluster instead of the MariaDB RDS service. Actually, the current task is to spin up a simple Proof of Concept Redshift’s cluster in the AWS. Let’s do it quickly, without details – if this will go to the Production, I’ll add another post with… Read More »

PostgreSQL: FATAL: Peer authentication failed for user “name”

11 September 2019
 

 A quick note mainly for myself on how to enable remote access in PostgreSQL and create its database dump. An EC2-server moved to our AWS account with one website. During an attempt to connect to the PostgreSQL running on this host – the “FATAL: Peer authentication failed for user “name”” appears. And the same error… Read More »

Redis: main configuration parameters and performance tuning overview

10 September 2019
 

 Currently configuring Redis server as our backend caching service and during that wrote this post with some things to pay attention at in Redis config file. Shortly enough but with links to other posts or documentation. Let’s begin with the redis-benchmark utility. Will be installed alongside with Redis service, so can be used right after… Read More »

AWS: MariaDB RDS – kill: You are not owner of thread

14 May 2019
 

 We have AWS RDS with MariaDB. The error below and its solution aren’t specific to AWS RDS and MariaDB. The next error appears during attempt to kill() a thread in MySQL: The solution is to use the mysql.rds_kill() procedure instead: Execute it: For Azure MySQL, there is a similar procedure mysql.az_kill(). Done.

Redis: replication, part 4 – writing an Ansible role fore the Master-Slave replication with Redis Sentinel provisioning

15 April 2019
 

 The next post from the Redis replication series. Previous parts: Redis: replication, part 1 – an overview. Replication vs Sharding. Sentinel vs Cluster. Redis topology. Redis: replication, part 2 – Master-Slave replication, and Redis Sentinel Redis: replication, part 3 – redis-py and work with Redis Sentinel from Python The task now is to write an… Read More »

Redis: replication, part 2 – Master-Slave replication, and Redis Sentinel

29 March 2019
 

 The first part – Redis: replication, part 1 – overview. Replication vs Sharding. Sentinel vs Cluster. Redis topology. The next part – Redis: replication, part 3 redis-py and work with Redis Sentinel from Python. The whole story was started when we decided to get rid of memcached. Currently, we have memcahced and Redis running on… Read More »

Redis: replication, part 1 – an overview. Replication vs Sharding. Sentinel vs Cluster. Redis topology.

29 March 2019
 

 CodeProject Initially, it was planned to write one small post with an example how to create a Redis replication but as I read more and more details – I wanted to describe more and more about it, so eventually I split this post into two parts. In this one – some quick overview, a brief… Read More »