Postgres Plus: the EDB blog

By Pierre Fricke, May 25, 2016
Intelligent, customer-facing applications; analytics; ecosystem-level intelligence that leverages the Internet of Things – these strategic initiatives bring better visibility into operations and yield competitive advantages. Yet they remain out of reach for many businesses. That should co ...
By Amit Kapila, May 20, 2016
The last five years have produced a significant increase in global organizations deploying Postgres across their organizations and calling for higher performance as they discovered the value and sought to expand its use. Meanwhile, in the same five years, the Postgres development community, ...
By Robert Haas, May 13, 2016
There is an important difference between the open source PostgreSQL community and many other open source communities – it is not controlled by a single company that can dictate whether others can contribute. Instead, the PostgreSQL open source community is independent of any single company ...
By Ahsan Hadi, May 06, 2016
EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) has certified the EDB Postgres™Advanced Server database for the Hortonworks Data Platform. The certification ultimately will provide organizations with a powerful solution for combining data stored in Hadoop clusters with their transactional information. This seamless ...
By Zahid Iqbal, May 02, 2016
Data replication has become a more strategic operation as datacenters expand in complexity and geographically. Data is increasingly off-loaded from transactional systems into specialized applications and databases for greater analysis or digital innovation. But by its very design, replication ...
By Matt Cicciari, Apr 29, 2016
Database reliability is an ongoing process, not a one-time activity. And your database disaster recovery (DR) plans are a key part of keeping your business systems reliable. However, in today’s culture that embraces the famous Ron Popeil mantra of “set it, and forget it,” maintaining hig ...
By Marc Linster, Apr 25, 2016
IBM recently announced RapidBuild, a reseller channel program that enables organizations to adopt trending technologies like cloud, big data and mobility—quickly and efficiently—with the help of global technology integrators.​ The first IBM partner to enroll in the RapidBuild program is ...
By Matt Cicciari, Apr 20, 2016
Noted psychologist Noel Burch developed a model called the “Four Stages for Learning Any New Skill” to better understand the often slow and uncomfortable process of learning something new. The model reveals that everyone encounters the same 4 learning stages whether learning to play an i ...
By Dave Page, Apr 18, 2016
As you may know, many of us from the pgAdmin team have been hard at work on pgAdmin 4 for some time now. pgAdmin 4 is a complete rewrite of pgAdmin (the fourth, as you may guess), the previous version having reached the end of it's maintainable life after 14 years of development. Work on the ...
By Jason Davis, Apr 14, 2016
EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) developed a high-performance tool for loading data in bulk called EDB*Loader that is twice as fast as PostgreSQL COPY and outperforms standard SQL statement for bulk loading of JSONB data. The tool is part of EDB Postgres™ Advanced Server. The recent 9.5 release of ED ...
By Thom Brown, Apr 08, 2016
This is part 2 in a 4 part blog series on improvements coming in PostgreSQL 9.6 Part 1 - Horizontal Scalability  Join Pushdown Sort Pushdown "Walk and chew gum at the same time" Part 2 - Monitoring  VACUUM progress monitoring  Wait monitoring Part 3 - Parallelism  Part 4 - Vertical Scalabi ...
By Ahsan Hadi, Apr 07, 2016
Middleware doesn’t get the respect it deserves. Considered the glue that holds together the more complex and more business-critical components in the software stack, middleware is often installed and forgotten. But middleware can have significant impact on the operation and performance in th ...
By Thom Brown, Apr 01, 2016
In my previous blog post about horizontal scalability changes in PostrgreSQL 9.6, I covered pushing sorts and joins to the remote server, but Robert Haas (EnterpriseDB) has just committed a change that allows DML (that's UPDATEs and DELETEs) to be pushed to the remote server too. This is thank ...
By Jamey Hanson, Mar 28, 2016
Today’s connected enterprise requires a single database that can handle both structured and unstructured data efficiently and that adapts dynamically to swiftly changing and emerging data types. For many organizations, that database is Postgres. With JSON, Postgres can support document datab ...
By Thom Brown, Mar 25, 2016
PostgreSQL 9.6 is shaping up to be an impressive release, so I thought I'd try to summarise some of the big features and improvements that it will bring. This certainly won't be exhaustive, but it will touch upon areas I've looked at closely. I'm looking at breaking this down into the followin ...

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