Using short lived postgres servers for testing

Database servers are usually long-lived, and important parts of the infrastructure that we build on. We rarely set them up from scratch, because we have to take such good care of them over time. I think this causes a lot of people to think that setting up a database server is some mysteriously difficult ordeal. To be clear, that’s actually true, if you need high availability and a solid recovery point objective....

May 27, 2024 · 5 min · 1042 words · Robin Kåveland