VMware Tanzu™ SQL with Postgres for Kubernetes

Revised: 2020-10-30

Tanzu Postgres 1.0.0 is the first release of VMware Tanzu Postgres on Kubernetes.

Software Component Versions

VMware Postgres Version Component Component Version
1.0.0 PostgreSQL 11.9
pgBackRest 2.28
pg_auto_failover 1.4.0

Supported Platforms

This version of Tanzu Postgres is supported on the following platforms:

Additional Kubernetes environments, such as Minikube, can be used for testing or demonstration purposes.

IMPORTANT: VMware does not support deployments that have been modified by adding layers to the packaged Docker images, or deployments that reference images other than the VMware Postgres Operator. VMware does not support changing the contents of the deployed containers and pods in any way.


Tanzu Postgres 1.0.0 has the following features:

Known Issues and Limitations

  • Upgrades from the Beta program releases to the Tanzu Postgres 1.0.0 release are not supported. Download and install the latest version.
  • The High Availability configuration contains only one mirror.
  • The default storage size for the Postgres instance is too limited for long term running Postgres environments. Change the storageSize to 10G, and use an expandable storage class. See Configuring a Postgres Instance.