In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:
pg_dumpto upgrade data
pg_upgradeutility for version upgrade
During the career of a database administrator, he/she will often be required to do major version upgrades of the PostgreSQL server. Over a period of time, new terminologies and features get added to PostgreSQL, and this results in a major version release. To implement the new features of the new version, the existing PostgreSQL setup needs to be upgraded to the new version. Database upgrades require proper planning, careful execution, and ...