v1.5.0 Release Note

Docker Support, Infra self-monitoring, etcd as DCS, CMDB reforge



  • Complete Docker Support, enable on meta nodes by default with lot’s of software templates.
    • bytebase pgadmin4 pgweb postgrest kong minio,…
  • Infra Self Monitoring: Nginx, ETCD, Consul, Grafana, Prometheus, Loki, etc…
  • New CMDB design compatible with redis & greenplum, visualize with CMDB Overview
  • Service Discovery : Consul SD now works again for prometheus targets management
  • Redis playbook now works on single instance with redis_port option.
  • Better cold backup support: crontab for backup, delayed standby with pg_delay
  • Use ETCD as DCS, alternative to Consul



  • CMDB Overview: Visualize CMDB Inventory
  • DCS Overview: Show consul & etcd metrics
  • Nginx Overview: Visualize nginx metrics & access/error logs
  • Grafana Overview: Grafana self Monitoring
  • Prometheus Overview:Prometheus self Monitoring
  • INFRA Dashboard & Home Dashboard Reforge


  • Infra monitoring targets now have a separated target dir targets/infra
  • Consul SD is available for prometheus
  • etcd , consul , patroni, docker metrics
  • Now infra targets are managed by role infra_register
  • Upgrade pg_exporter to v0.5.0 with scale and default support
    • pg_bgwriter, pg_wal, pg_query, pg_db, pgbouncer_stat now use seconds instead of ms and µs
    • pg_table counters now have default value 0 instead of NaN
    • pg_class is replaced by pg_table and pg_index
    • pg_table_size is now enabled with 300s ttl


  • New optional package docker.tgz contains: Pgadmin, Pgweb, Postgrest, ByteBase, Kong, Minio, etc.
  • New Role etcd to deploy & monitor etcd dcs service
  • Specify which type of DCS to use with pg_dcs_type (etcd now available)
  • Add pg_checksum option to enable data checksum
  • Add pg_delay option to setup delayed standby leaders
  • Add node_crontab and node_crontab_overwrite to create routine jobs such as cold backup
  • Add a series of *_enable options to control components
  • Loki and Promtail are now installed using the RPM package made by frpm.

Software Updates

  • Upgrade PostgreSQL to 14.3
  • Upgrade Redis to 6.2.7
  • Upgrade PG Exporter to 0.5.0
  • Upgrade Consul to 1.12.0
  • Upgrade vip-manager to v1.0.2
  • Upgrade Grafana to v8.5.2
  • Upgrade HAproxy to 2.5.7 without rsyslog dependency
  • Upgrade Loki & Promtail to v2.5.0 with RPM packages
  • New packages: pg_probackup

New software / application based on docker:

  • bytebase : DDL Schema Migrator
  • pgadmin4 : Web Admin UI for PostgreSQL
  • pgweb : Web Console for PostgreSQL
  • postgrest : Auto generated REST API for PostgreSQL
  • kong : API Gateway which use PostgreSQL as backend storage
  • swagger openapi : API Specification Generator
  • Minio : S3-compatible object storage

Bug Fix

  • Fix loki & promtail /etc/default config file name issue
  • Now node_data_dir (/data) is created before consul init if not exists
  • Fix haproxy silence /var/log/messages with inappropriate rsyslog dependency

API Change

New Variable

  • node_data_dir : major data mount path, will be created if not exist.
  • node_crontab_overwrite : overwrite /etc/crontab instead of append
  • node_crontab: node crontab to be appended or overwritten
  • nameserver_enabled: enable nameserver on this meta node?
  • prometheus_enabled: enable prometheus on this meta node?
  • grafana_enabled: enable grafana on this meta node?
  • loki_enabled: enable loki on this meta node?
  • docker_enable: enable docker on this node?
  • consul_enable: enable consul server/agent?
  • etcd_enable: enable etcd server/clients?
  • pg_checksum: enable pg cluster data-checksum?
  • pg_delay: recovery min apply delay for standby leader


Now *_clean are boolean flags to clean up existing instance during init.

And *_safeguard are boolean flags to avoid purging running instance when executing any playbook.

  • pg_exists_action -> pg_clean
  • pg_disable_purge -> pg_safeguard
  • dcs_exists_action -> dcs_clean
  • dcs_disable_purge -> dcs_safeguard


  • node_ntp_config -> node_ntp_enabled
  • node_admin_setup -> node_admin_enabled
  • node_admin_pks -> node_admin_pk_list
  • node_dns_hosts -> node_etc_hosts_default
  • node_dns_hosts_extra -> node_etc_hosts
  • node_dns_server -> node_dns_method
  • node_local_repo_url -> node_repo_local_urls
  • node_packages -> node_packages_default
  • node_extra_packages -> node_packages
  • node_packages_meta -> node_packages_meta
  • node_meta_pip_install -> node_packages_meta_pip
  • node_sysctl_params -> node_tune_params
  • app_list -> nginx_indexes
  • grafana_plugin -> grafana_plugin_method
  • grafana_cache -> grafana_plugin_cache
  • grafana_plugins -> grafana_plugin_list
  • grafana_git_plugin_git -> grafana_plugin_git
  • haproxy_admin_auth_enabled -> haproxy_auth_enabled
  • pg_shared_libraries -> pg_libs
  • dcs_type -> pg_dcs_type



WARNING: CREATE INDEX|REINDEX CONCURRENTLY PostgreSQL 14.0 - 14.3 may lead to index data corruption!

Please upgrade postgres to 14.4 ASAP.

Software Upgrade

  • upgrade postgres to 14.4
  • Upgrade haproxy to 2.6.0
  • Upgrade grafana to 9.0.0
  • Upgrade prometheus 2.36.0
  • Upgrade patroni to 2.1.4

Bug fix:

  • Fix typo in pgsql-migration.yml
  • remove pid file in haproxy config
  • remove i686 packages when using repotrack under el7
  • Fix redis service systemctl enabled issue
  • Fix patroni systemctl service enabled=no by default issue

API Changes

  • Mark grafana_database and grafana_pgurl as obsolete

New Apps

  • wiki.js : Local wiki with Postgres
Last modified 2024-05-22: fix structure of zh/cloud (262eacd)