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Synchronous and Asynchronous Replication in Postgres

Semab Tariq takes us through a pair of replication options:

In the world of database replication, choosing between synchronous and asynchronous methods can have a big impact on how reliable, consistent, and fast your data is.

This blog dives into what these methods are, how they work, and when you might want to use one over the other. Whether you’re trying to keep your data super safe or just want it to move quickly, we’ll break down everything you need to know about synchronous and asynchronous replication in PostgreSQL.

Read on for a quick overview of streaming replication and the differences between asynchronous and synchronous options.