Postgres Pulse: How to Use PgPool to Solve Database Connection Load Problems

Postgres Pulse: How to Use PgPool to Solve Database Connection Load Problems



With the ongoing crisis of COVID-19, I keep myself updated with the latest situation around the globe. The WHO’s website is one I’ve used frequently—and even there I began to intermittently see the error message “sorry, too many clients already“ in my browser. In seeing this, I realized how common it is to underestimate the connection count while we are busy configuring the application.

The above is a scenario we may all face today in our daily lives where a connection load problem may arise, and there are many things you can infer from the message. The goal of today’s session is to help you understand how this can be handled in a planned manner with the help of PgPool.

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