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PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Jan Karrenmans on PostgreSQL's Enduring AppealEDB Team—1/21/2022
The story of PostgreSQL is “a story of competitive advantage,” according to EDB Global Director of Product Marketing Jan Karremans. Discover what he means by this in this PostgresBuild recap.
PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Frank Robben on Electronic Data ExchangeEDB Team—1/18/2022
We’re diving into EDB CTO Marc Linster’s conversation with Frank Robben, the CEO of Smals. As one of the preeminent proponents of ICT reuse in Europe, Over the course of his career, Robben has worked as a lawyer, a civil servant, and the head of multiple non-profits.
With EDB and PostgreSQL, MDS Global Expands Market Opportunity While Modernizing Underlying InfrastructureEDB Team—1/13/2022
MDS Global provides business support systems (BSS) as a service for telecommunications companies around the world. Their solutions help companies manage all aspects of monetization, assurance, and customer steering for complex products and services.
Ideal Databases as a service (DBaaS) CharacteristicsStacy Scoggins—1/12/2022
This paper/blog/document defines a Database as a Service (DBaaS) and delineates the ideal characteristics of a DBaaS.
PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Bruce Momjian on Future PostgreSQL ChallengesEDB Team—1/10/2022
Bruce Momjian’s presentation offers a window into the ways that PostgreSQL can continue to improve alongside its community, as well as key hurdles that businesses invested in PostgreSQL databases should look out for
PG Phriday: Defining High Availability in a Postgres WorldShaun Thomas —1/7/2022
What does High Availability actually mean when we’re discussing Postgres clusters? High Availability Architect, Shaun Thomas, explores answers to this question in this week's installment of PGPhriday.
PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Marc Linster on PostgreSQL Cloud StrategiesEDB Team—1/6/2022
Entitled 'Quo Vadis Postgres in the Cloud? DBaaS or Kubernetes', Marc Linster’s PGBuild session explored just where organizations can put PostgreSQL in their cloud architectures. But, there’s much more to it than just that.
PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Dr. Michael Stonebraker on Key Cloud Considerations for Your DatabasesJan Karremans—1/4/2022
As Turing Award winner Dr. Michael Stonebraker said in his Postgres Build 2021 keynote: "You are going to move to the cloud." Not just bits and pieces, but hook, line, and sinker. Not just your applications, but your databases as well.
telegra Implements Postgres-BDR to Provide High Availability for its Mission Critical PostgreSQL DatabasesEDB Team—1/4/2022
telegra adopted EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) with Postgres-BDR across both its new Dusseldorf and Cologne datacenters, which has enabled the company to switch from a primary-failover to a primary-primary setup.
Webinar to Watch: 5 Tenets for 2022 Database PlanningEDB Team—12/22/2021
Last week, EDB hosted a webinar entitled 5 Tenets for 2022 Database Planning. For those unable to attend, we’ve gathered the key highlights and insights from the event.
Managing Data Changes to your PostgreSQL Database with LiquibaseDoug Ortiz—12/22/2021
Liquibase lets you track and version database schema changes, and deploy database code with the velocity to match your application code. Liquibase is available in multiple editions: community (free), pro, business, and enterprise.
Control Who Accesses Your Cloud with IP Allow Lists in BigAnimalEDB Team—12/17/2021
With IP allow lists, you now have added flexibility when managing database connections from the Internet and can allow your teammates to connect from home without exposing your database to the entire Internet.
ATU Transforms Business Operations with Digital Application Built on PostgreSQL and Supported by EDBEDB Team—12/14/2021
To create new revenue streams, ATU attempted to digitalize its services and increase its online presence, but the database servers were built on a 20-year-old legacy Oracle infrastructure. That's where EDB came in.
PG Phriday: Do’s and Don’ts of Postgres High Availability Q&AShaun Thomas —12/10/2021
In the wake of Postgres Build 2021, High Availability Architect Shaun Thomas follows up on some of the questions he wasn't able to answer during his session on High Availability.
Taking Advantage of write-only and read-only Connections with pgBouncer in DjangoDave Page—12/9/2021
Vice President & Chief Architect of Database Infrastructure, Dave Page, gets hands-on to show you how to get your Django application to utilise multiple database connections, and how those connections are provided by PgBouncer
EDB 14 Gives Customers an Even Stronger PostgreSQL PortfolioDennis Duckworth—12/7/2021
The recent release of EDB 14 offers further incentive for organizations to adopt PostgreSQL for their most demanding mission-critical applications, from high-speed transactional systems to operational analytical ones.
Harness the Full Potential of PostgreSQL in the Cloud with EDB 14 in BigAnimalAislinn Wright—12/7/2021
The BigAnimal team at EDB is excited to announce that both EDB Postgres Advanced Server and PostgreSQL 14 are generally available in the BigAnimal cloud offering.
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