Best Practices:
PostgreSQL on Nutanix

Lower the TCO of your PostgreSQL environment while still delivering top-notch performance

This best practices guide highlights why Nutanix is the ideal platform for virtualized instances of PostgreSQL database systems. For business-critical transactional and analytical workloads, Nutanix delivers the performance, scalability, and availability that your IT staff (including basis and database administrators) requires.

We particularly focus on:

  • An overview of delivering PostgreSQL on the Nutanix virtualized platform.
  • Choosing the right hardware for your PostgreSQL deployment.
  • Design and configuration considerations when architecting PostgreSQL on the Acropolis Distributed Storage Fabric (DSF).
  • Specific, line-by-line optimizations for your postgres.conf file.
  • Settings applicable to PostgreSQL, EnterpriseDB, and EDB Postgres Advanced Server.