- Configuration options
- Related topics
In this section, you are guided through configuring a PostgreSQL database to be used with GitLab in one of our reference architectures.
Choose one of the following PostgreSQL configuration options:
This setup is for when you have installed the Omnibus GitLab packages (CE or EE), to use the bundled PostgreSQL having only its service enabled.
Read how to set up a standalone PostgreSQL instance using Omnibus GitLab.
Read how to set up an external PostgreSQL instance.
This setup is for when you have installed GitLab using the Omnibus GitLab Enterprise Edition (EE) package.
All the tools that are needed like PostgreSQL, PgBouncer, and Patroni are bundled in the package, so you can use it to set up the whole PostgreSQL infrastructure (primary, replica).
Read how to set up PostgreSQL replication and failover using Omnibus GitLab.