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Announcing the Beta Launch of Extreme High Availability on EDB BigAnimal, Powered by EDB Postgres DistributedEDB Team—6/29/2022
Extreme High Availability clusters are powered by EDB Postgres Distributed, a logical replication tool that delivers more advanced cluster management compared to a physical replication based system.
Find the Right PostgreSQL Cloud Service For YouEDB Team—6/28/2022
Enterprises are increasingly moving their mission-critical application databases to the cloud. A new white paper from dbInsight discusses this phenomenon and offers a guide to what to look for in a cloud database-as-a-service solution.
Managing BigAnimal Clusters with BigAnimal’s APIs in AnsibleDoug Ortiz—6/28/2022
In this blog posting we will be looking at BigAnimal cluster management via BigAnimal’s APIs with Ansible.
Report: 2021 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Data ManagementEDB Team—6/27/2022
Data is the lifeblood of your business, which means that your database management solution is the single most important tech investment your organization will make. But enterprises face a major challenge when deciding how to handle their assets.
EDB Partners With DBeaver to Provide an Expanded Interface for all EDB UsersEDB Team—6/27/2022
EDB is excited to announce our partnership with DBeaver to help provide our customers with options to enable these and other valuable capabilities.
Webinar Recap: Ask the Expert—Extreme High Availability with PostgreSQLEDB Team—6/23/2022
Excessive downtime diminishes your users’ and customers’ trust in your brand. It leaves them feeling underserved and overstressed. Not only does downtime make it harder to attract new customers, but—more severely—it drives existing customers away.
EDB and SIB Visions Partner to Streamline Migration from Oracle Forms and APEXEDB Team—6/21/2022
Recently, we collaborated with SIB Visions, an enterprise based in Vienna, Austria, whose low-code development platform VisionX supports both Postgres and Oracle, as well as all other major databases.
Postgres Support: Why Is It So Important?Jamie Watt—6/21/2022
Open source and purely commercial databases have been living together for a long time, but the open source model continues to gain more and more momentum. The reasoning in favor of open-source is strong but varying, depending on the license model any ...
Why Replacing Oracle With Postgres is Your Best BetJan Karremans—6/21/2022
Back in the 1980s, the technology world experienced the first wave of open source software, thanks to platforms like Linux. Programmers, hobbyists and other open source proponents loved the nature of a software that could be constantly refined and tw ...
The Complete Oracle to Postgres Migration Guide: Move and Convert Schema, Applications and DataRaghavendra Rao—6/20/2022
Enterprises are increasingly making the move from Oracle databases to open source Postgres. This complete guide to migration gives you everything you need to know about moving your database from Oracle to Postgres. For anyone on the fence or intim ...
Webinar Recap: Oracle Migration Made EasyEDB Team—6/16/2022
Despite its reputation as one of the top commercial databases on the market, Enterprises are migrating off of Oracle in favor of open source. In fact, open source licenses now outpace legacy proprietary database licenses, and understandably so.
Event Recap: Postgres Vision 2022 Highlights Owning Your Data and Future with PostgresEDB Team—6/15/2022
Over the last two days, EDB was thrilled to host thousands of attendees at Postgres Vision 2022. While we were all virtual for another year, the excitement and passion for Postgres and its future was palpable among both presenters and participants.
Welcome EDB's 2022 Summer Interns!EDB Team—6/13/2022
EDB is excited to welcome eleven interns to various teams across the organization this summer! These interns will be supporting teams in marketing, sales and product development.
How To Use Autocomplete Feature in Query ToolAkshay Joshi—6/10/2022
pgAdmin 4 introduced the autocomplete feature in the Query Tool in version 1.0. This feature helps database developers and database administrators to write SQL commands faster by reducing the typing effort and providing quick access to database information by listing all available database objects with their properties.
Open Source Software is the Way Forward for GovernmentEDB Team—6/9/2022
In order to modernize, government will need to invest in solutions that provide flexibility, agility, security and true control over the data and applications that undergird agencies’ most mission-critical processes.
Leading Online Education Platform Accomplishes a Vital Upgrade with Support from EDBEDB Team—6/8/2022
Headquartered in Amsterdam, this leading online education provider specializes in digital assets aimed at researchers and students, with a focus on healthcare.
Why are Open Source DBMS More Popular Than Commercial Mainstays?Simon Riggs—6/8/2022
Open source database management solutions (DBMS) like Postgres have experienced a meteoric rise in recent years. In fact, the popularity of Postgres in particular has not only rivaled, but now, eclipsed that of major commercial players.
EDB Contributions to Postgres 15EDB Team—6/7/2022
The first public beta for Postgres was released on May 19, 2022 by the PostgreSQL Global Development Group. The beta signifies that no new features will be added to Postgres 15.
How Developers Can Optimize Code in EDB Advanced Server on BigAnimalVibhor Kumar—6/6/2022
EDB Postgres Advanced Server offers more to developers and DBAs for optimizing and tuning procedures/functions capabilities to make an application run fast.
AutoUncle Goes from Startup to Industry Mainstay with Postgres from the Very StartEDB Team—6/3/2022
Based out of Aarhus, Midtjylland, Denmark, AutoUncle is a site dedicated to helping individual buyers find used cars at the best possible price and sellers get accurate valuations of their own used vehicles while promoting them via AutoUncle’s site.
BigAnimal: Fully managed PostgreSQL in the cloud
BigAnimal features Oracle compatibility, built-in high availability, and 24/7 support from our team of PostgreSQL experts.Learn more
Demo of Oracle SQL compatibility in BigAnimal
BigAnimal lets you run Oracle SQL queries in the cloud via EDB Postgres Advanced Server. Watch the video, or load up psql and follow along.Learn more