Practical Partitioning in Production with Postgres
14:20 - 15:00
Has your table become too large to handle? Have you thought about chopping it up into smaller pieces that are easier to query and maintain? What if it's in constant use?
An introduction to the problems that can arise and how PostgreSQL's partitioning features can help, followed by a real-world scenario of partitioning an existing huge table on a live system.
We will be looking at the problems caused by having very large tables in your database and how declarative table partitioning in Postgres can help. Also, how to perform dimensioning before but also after creating huge tables, partitioning key selection, the importance of upgrading to get the latest Postgres features and finally we will dive into a real-world scenario of having to partition an existing huge table in use on a production system.
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WHERE: Virtual Event WHEN: Wednesday | May 12, 2021