On Friday, May 22nd 2020, Erik Brandsberg, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at Heimdall Data, reviewed the Heimdall Distributed Database Proxy (HD). The Heimdall Distributed Database Proxy is a SQL platform for application developers, database administrators, and infrastructure owners. Heimdall helps organizations deliver faster, more reliable, and secure content generation.
“Performance engineering encompasses the techniques applied during a systems development life cycle to ensure the non-functional requirements for performance (such as throughput, latency, or memory usage) will be met. It may be alternatively referred to as systems performance engineering within systems engineering, and software performance engineering or application performance engineering within software engineering.”, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Performance_engineering
In this presentation Erik Brandsberg, Chief Technical Officer at Heimdall Data, highlights several deficiencies of PostgreSQL PgBouncer and Postgres Pgpool-II and proposes solutions that improve Postgres database performance and scale.