This blog is aimed at explaining an overview of cross replication between PostgreSQL and MySQL, and further discussing the methods of configuring cross replication between the two database servers. Traditionally, the databases involved in a cross replication setup are called heterogeneous databases, which is a good approach to move away from one RDBMS server to another.
Both PostgreSQL and MySQL databases are conventionally RDBMS databases but they also offer NoSQL capability with added extensions to have the best of both worlds. This article focuses on the discussion of replication between PostgreSQL and MySQL from an RDBMS perspective.
An exhaustive explanation about internals of replication is not within the purview of this blog, however, some foundational elements shall be discussed to give the audience an understanding of how is replication configured between database servers, advantages, limitations and perhaps some known use …[Read more]