Back in March, we wrote about the advances EnterpriseDB was working on to
make Postgres Plus Advanced Server compatible with XA interface. If you
recall, “the purpose of XA compatibility is to support distributed
transactions in a heterogeneous environment. As an XA compatible database,
The expanding demand for Postgres across Europe prompted EnterpriseDB (EDB)
to raise its profile. My joining EDB to lead the sales and partner
development efforts in France was a part of EDB's expansion in Europe. On
June 12, EDB rolled out an in-person initiative to introduce its Postgres
EnterpriseDB and Lenovo have been working together to promote a powerful yet
cost-effective choice for customers of Lenovo’s X6 line of enterprise
servers. EDB’s engineering team got hold of a Lenovo 3850 X6 and decided to
put it through the paces with Postgres Plus Advanced Server (PPAS) ...
Dutch MP Astrid Oosenbrug delivered the opening keynote during an
EnterpriseDB seminar in The Hague, Netherlands on the Dutch government’s
use of open source software. It’s been a topic of lingering debate in the
Netherlands. Since the early 2000’s a number of initiatives to make open
Database Administrators wrestle with a range of issues to keep the
enterprise’s critical data infrastructure running well with virtually no
downtime. Not only do they face issues of management and monitoring databases
on a continuing basis, but DBAs must also ensure the database
Industry conferences and events are a great opportunity for professionals,
analysts, users and developers to network and engage, and PGCon is no
exception. It gets under way this week with lectures, workshops and tutorials
at the University of Ottawa June 16-20. EnterpriseDB is deeply involved ...
Plenty of pixels have spotlighted the database solutions that have emerged to
meet the demands of new and bigger data loads. But how this is affecting the
database administrator, not so much. Database professionals are under the gun
to manage more data, more databases and more database solutio ...
Postgres Plus Cloud Database (PPCD) customers have more flexibility in how
their applications will interact with their database than other rigid,
black-box database services. Postgres Plus Cloud Database (PPCD) deploys
Postgres databases in private instances that customers can configure and
EnterpriseDB’s new version of its Postgres Plus Cloud Database (PPCD) on
Amazon Web Services, released to general availability on May 26, supports all
the new-generation instance types at reduced prices. We’re launching two
new products that include support for T2, M3, C3, C4, D2, G2, R3, ...
Open source software (OSS) has long been recognized as an opportunity for
cost savings in the enterprise beginning with Linux for operating systems.
New research from Gartner has now verified that many organizations can now
extend that savings to the database layer. Today’s enterprise da ...
Today’s executives must rise to the challenge of delivering stimulating and
valuable customer engagement. Customers, partners, and employees expect a
level of service that was not possible in the early or pre-internet era of
computing. Now with the rise of mobile devices and applications a ...
The typical data center today contains a patchwork of data management
technologies. From enterprise-class relational databases to limited,
standalone NoSQL-only solutions to specialized extensions, the arsenal for
managing data has become more diverse. And this diverse arsenal is a business
If you bought a new, very expensive, very powerful piece of machinery, and
you were offered some training on how to best use it - you’d take it,
right? Of course you would! Not only would you want to make sure you’re not
a few button presses away from breaking the entire machine, but you ...
In February of 2010, the United States Government first introduced the Cloud
First Policy. Its goal was to push government services towards third party
cloud computing services that could provide a host of benefits over the
software stacks and services that were (and often still are) in place. ...
PostgreSQL has three shutdown modes: smart, fast, and immediate. For many
years, the default has been "smart", but Bruce Momjian has just committed a
patch to change the default to "fast" for PostgreSQL 9.5. In my opinion,
this is a good thing; I have complained about the current, and agre ...