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Tools for making PostgreSQL backups to cloud object storages
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What is pghoard?

pghoard is a PostgreSQL backup daemon and restore tooling for cloud object storages.
pghoard is a tool in the Database Tools category of a tech stack.
pghoard is an open source tool with 935 GitHub stars and 69 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to pghoard's open source repository on GitHub

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pghoard's Features

  • Automatic periodic basebackups
  • Automatic transaction log (WAL/xlog) backups (using either pg_receivexlog or archive_command)
  • Cloud object storage support (AWS S3, Google Cloud, OpenStack Swift, Azure, Ceph)
  • Backup restoration directly from object storage, compressed and encrypted
  • Point-in-time-recovery (PITR)
  • Initialize a new standby from object storage backups, automatically configured as a replicating hot-standby

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