In this recipe, we are going to configure pgpool and show how to make connections using pgpool.
Before running pgpool if you are downloading from the tarball source then the pgpool software needs to be built and compiled. These steps are shown in the first recipe of this chapter.
We are going to follow these steps to configure pgpool and run the setup:
cd /etc/pgpool/ cp pgpool.conf.sample-stream pgpool.conf cp pcp.conf.sample etc/pcp.conf ...