Postgres Plus: the EDB blog

By Dave Page, Sep 23, 2016
A cornerstone of the Management Suite in the EDB Postgres Platform is EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager (PEM). The suite provides key management, monitoring, and development capabilities. PEM is designed for monitoring and managing both small and large fleets of PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advan ...
By Jason Davis, Sep 15, 2016
A main pillar of the EDB Postgres™ Platform from EnterpriseDB™ (EDB) is the Management Suite, which provides capabilities for disaster recovery, high availability, monitoring, management, and tuning of PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. EDB significantly advanced the Management S ...
By Pierre Fricke, Aug 22, 2016
The three-year return on investment of the EDB Postgres™ Platform is 168%, according to a new white paper on the comprehensive business impact of EDB Postgres based on interviews with EDB customers. The white paper titled The Economic and Business Advantages of EDB Postgres Database Solutio ...
By Gary Carter, Aug 19, 2016
You may have heard the phrase: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. It implies that competitors doing what you already do validate your actions without explicitly saying so. It also implies that the imitator is actually delivering what you are. Over the last decade, EnterpriseDB® (EDB ...
By Pierre Fricke, Aug 05, 2016
Complex licenses, rising maintenance costs, and continuing audit risks have prompted many Oracle customers to seek alternative database management systems (DBMSs). The opex-based pricing model with comprehensive subscriptions offered by EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) has helped organizations lower ...
By Robert Haas, Aug 03, 2016
Last week, a blog post by an Uber engineer explained why Uber chose to move from PostgreSQL to MySQL. This article was widely reported and discussed within the PostgreSQL community, with many users and developers expressing the clear sentiment that Uber had indeed touched on some areas where ...
By Pierre Fricke, Aug 01, 2016
The convergence of new digital business initiatives, the rapid expansion of mature open source data technologies, the fast-growing list of open source success stories and ROI, and the maturity of companies that deliver these open source technologies have brought open source to the forefront ...
By Pierre Fricke, Jul 27, 2016
Postgres has been a major beneficiary of the open source movement with organizations turning to the world’s most advanced open source relational database as the primary database for new applications, modernization efforts, and as an alternative to expensive traditional vendors. Gartner has ...
By Marc Linster, Jul 26, 2016
It’s now a much easier and faster process for database administrators at U.S. Government agencies to replace expensive legacy database management systems, and meet public policy mandates to adopt more open source software. The Department of Defense (DoD) has published a Security Technical ...
By Marc Linster, Jul 22, 2016
Postgres introduced JSON and JSONB in versions 9.3 and 9.4, respectively, with JSONB (Binary Javascript Object Notation) being the canonical form of JSON, stored as binary objects with improved compression and more capabilities. Early releases of JSONB had a limited set of operators, but 9.5 ...
By Sandra Wiecki, Jul 15, 2016
With digital transformation, software has become the most important tool to attract, keep and grow customer accounts. For a company to stay competitive in a market, its digital offerings need to stay up-to-date with modern technology, cool competitive features and growing user expectations. Di ...
By Keith Alsheimer, Jul 14, 2016
Last November I wrote a blog, The Oracle SE2 Tea Party, about Oracle’s forced “upgrade” of its SE and SE1 customers to Oracle SE2 and the problems it causes for many Oracle users who have to either pay more for less performance or shift to new hardware infrastructure to be in compliance ...
By Pierre Fricke, Jul 07, 2016
Data is ubiquitous due to the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile devices. According to Forrester, 90% of the world’s data was created in the last two years, much of which is unstructured and unwieldy. Sensors, location beacons, GPS, mobile device interaction patterns and r ...
By Pierre Fricke, Jun 27, 2016
The world is experiencing the greatest information explosion in history:  -- 90% of the world’s data was created in the last five years, and most of it is unstructured. The volume, velocity, and variety of data are unprecedented.  -- Gartner says by 2020, 25 billion connected things will b ...
By Gary Carter, Jun 21, 2016
One of the most frequent questions we get here at EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) from database administrators (DBAs) and developers is, “How does EDB Postgres™ compare, side-by-side, to Oracle?” To provide answers, EDB has prepared a new eBook, “A Technical Comparison of EDB Postgres™ Enter ...

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