Postgres Plus: the EDB blog

By Bobby Bissett, Aug 26, 2015
EDB Failover Manager 2.0 includes several changes from 1.X. The user's guide contains information on upgrading and a full description of the properties. This blog gives a little more detail about just some of the new features. New 'efm' command The service interface now contains only the stand ...
By Pierre Fricke, Aug 26, 2015
Recent weeks have been strange in the world of enterprise software. It is as though we have properly broken a cycle of frustration among enterprise customers. You recognize the cycle. That’s when end users – public and private – voice complaints, pundits postulate, and articles appear, b ...
By Keith Alsheimer, Aug 20, 2015
PostgreSQL was the big winner in the 2015 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards. The most advanced open source database was voted best relational database by the publication’s readership of senior IT managers, DBAs and corporate information project teams, beating out finalists Oracle and Microsoft S ...
By Roald Ruchti, Aug 19, 2015
A clear sign of changing times is the increasing number of companies in the financial services industry moving away from their traditional database solutions. One of the best examples is ABN AMRO Clearing, part of the state-owned ABN AMRO bank and a global leader in derivatives and equity ...
By Vibhor Kumar, Aug 13, 2015
Security has always been a great concern of Enterprises. Especially, if you have crucial information stored in the database, you would always prefer to have high security around it. Over the years, technologies have evolved and provided better solutions around it. If you have very sensitive in ...
By Marc Linster, Aug 12, 2015
Oracle’s security chief seems pretty peeved over the prospect of someone other than the company’s own computer scientists finding a vulnerability. Mary Ann Davidson says as much in a now famous blog post where she accused customers of infringing Oracle’s licenses if they try to protect t ...
By Keith Alsheimer, Aug 10, 2015
A report in The Register claims Oracle is announcing new licensing terms – a Perpetual User License Agreement (PULA). According to the report, the license terms aren’t about time limitations, “Rather, the user will pay a fee – calculated by Oracle estimated on the size of your estate ...
By Marc Linster, Aug 05, 2015
In the UK General Election fever the National Health Service (NHS) featured prominently with promises to find the £8bn in funding it will require in the next five years.  NHS Chief Executive, Simon Stevens has also claimed he could find £22bn in savings by 2020, which means “efficiency” ...
By Mathieu Le Faucheur, Jul 29, 2015
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 ...
By Jamey Hanson, Jul 27, 2015
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 ...
By Beth O'Byrne, Jul 24, 2015
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 ...
By Fred Dalrymple, Jul 23, 2015
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 ...
By Fred Dalrymple, Jul 09, 2015
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 ...
By Keith Alsheimer, Jul 08, 2015
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 cond ...
By Abbas Butt, Jun 26, 2015
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, Po ...

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