France has been an early and aggressive adopter of open source technology
since the beginning of the movement. In 2007, French authorities handed out
175,000 open source equipped memory sticks to high school students. By 2008,
24% of French organizations in a Forrester Research survey said the ...
NOTE: This post uses a subset of ~10,000 JSON song files from the Million
Song Database (MSD) project. Beware, this is a fun and addictive dataset to
work with JSON files! JSON has fast become the de facto language of data
interchange. It is a simple way for data to be represented as it is p ...
The database market is undergoing a transformation, and it’s affecting both
the IT department as well as the finance department in businesses today. In
fact, as data – and its management and security – becomes increasingly
important to business success, the most enduring collaborations i ...
It’s official – Postgres is taking the world by storm, and the proof is
in the clouds. Bad jokes aside, it’s been a busy month for EnterpriseDB as
we roll out new partnerships with major cloud platforms in Asia. The recent
collaborations we’ve done with Alibaba’s cloud division Aliyu ...
The Cloud and DevOps are made for each other. Both allow businesses to speed
product time-to-market, both move beyond traditional processes with
streamlined new approaches, and both require cultural changes to be fully
successful. And when used together, the results are greater than the sum of ...
PostgreSQL is taking a more prominent role in the data center. That’s the
bottom line of the “PostgreSQL Adoption Survey 2015,” conducted by
EnterpriseDB in May among users of the open source database. Adoption is
rising with more users than two years ago, when the survey was last
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, ...