Schedule - PGDay Chicago 2023

    Top 10 maintenance tasks for the PostgreSQL PaaS

    Date: 2023-04-20
    Time: 10:50–11:40
    Room: Halsted Hub
    Level: Beginner
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    There is a myth that once databases are moved to a cloud provider, company won’t need their database administrative (DBA) team. The idea is, “the cloud provider will manage everything.” While cloud certainly helps in taking care of repetitive tasks of database administration, there are still large amount of tasks which needs to be performed by the DBA and DevOps team.

    Below are some of them. In this session we shall go through what are top 10 maintenance tasks, PostgreSQL DBA/DevOps team still needs to be taken care even database is migrated to Cloud platform as PaaS (i.e. RDS/Aurora, Azure Flex Server, CitusDB, Google CloudSQL/AlloyDB, etc..)

    In this session we will cover how to monitor and pro-actively perform maintenance of these tasks.

    • Design Best Practices • DB Parameters Tuning • SQL Tuning • Tuning AutoVacuum Threshold • Maintenance On The TABLE/INDEX Bloats • Partition Table Maintenance & purging Data • Auditing • Index Review • Sequence/INT Wraparound Review • TransactionID Wraparound


    Shailesh Rangani