pg_chameleon beta 1 out

After fixing few bugs I decided to release the first pg_chameleon beta.

The package details with the changelog are available here http://www.pgdba.co.uk/p/mysql-to-postgresql-replica.html

These are the notable changes.

  • Switch to psycopg2 2.7.x - Thanks to Daniele’s work now the requirement installs without need for python or postgresql headers, making the install in virtualenv much simpler
  • Install system wide or in virtualenv follow the same rules. The configuration files and the package files are installed in the python’s site-packages/pg_chameleon. 
  • Configuration directory created at first run. If not present the $HOME/.pg_chameleon/ directory is created when chameleon.py is executed the first time. The script creates  the directory and the required config dir with the config-example.yaml file. 
  • The write_batch function is now using the copy_expert in order to speedup the batch load. The fallback to inserts is still present.

 The release is already available on pypi https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pg_chameleon/

The documentation is available here http://pythonhosted.org/pg_chameleon/

Please report any issue on the project’s github page https://github.com/the4thdoctor/pg_chameleon

However if you like to get in touch you can ping me on twitter @4thdoctor_scarf or if you prefer to chat, on irc there is a dedicated channel irc.freenode.net #pgchameleon (you can find me logged in at night).

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About Federico Campoli
Federico is a data engineer and an amateur python developer. He started his career as Oracle DBA in 2004 and fell in love with PostgreSQL in 2007.
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