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Creating a Postgres Cluster on AWS with pg_cirrus

Salman Ahmed builds a cluster:

pg_cirrus is a simple and automated solution to deploy highly available 3-node PostgreSQL clusters with auto failover. It is built using Ansible and to perform auto failover and load balancing we are using pgpool.

We understand that setting up 3-node HA cluster using pg_cirrus on cloud environment isn’t as simple as setting it up on VMs. In this blog we will guide you in setting up a 3-node HA cluster using pg_cirrus on AWS EC2 instances.

Read on for the step-by-step instructions.