Postgres Plus: the EDB blog

By Ashutosh Bapat, Nov 23, 2016
It's exciting times in PostgreSQL for those who are using postgres_fdw or Foreign Data Wrappers (FDWs) in general. Users often complained that a simple count(*) on a foreign table was slow since PostgreSQL required to pull all the rows from the foreign server just to count them to produce c ...
By Sandra Wiecki, Nov 16, 2016
I recently went to PGConf.EU, the European PostgreSQL conference that was held in Tallinn, Estonia on November 1-4. This annual event for Postgres developers and users is a great opportunity to learn what everyone has been and will be working on. It always amazes me how this open source commun ...
By Matt Cicciari, Nov 10, 2016
IT is struggling to keep up with the speed of business. The business landscape shifts priorities and requirements faster than you can say “request a change order.” As technology choices increase, so does the complexity of the decision-making process for new solutions. IT is left asking: ...
By Ahsan Hadi, Nov 04, 2016
Backup strategies are critical to enterprise data management, but the time, storage, and management requirements pose a host of challenges. Because companies are managing huge volumes of data, which continue to grow daily, the amount of time and storage required for backup processes can hinder ...
By Devrim Gündüz, Nov 02, 2016
The increasing deployment of Postgres has brought about new demands for features, capabilities, and tools from developers and database administrators. As the leading Postgres database platform company, EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) works closely with customers to respond to their emerging needs.  ...
By Pierre Fricke, Oct 26, 2016
Interest in Postgres has risen to equal that of MySQL and IBM DB2 based on inquiries received by industry analyst firm Gartner, according to Gartner analyst Merv Adrian, who delivered that message during a panel at the recent Postgres Vision conference. Advances in Postgres have accelerated wi ...
By Stephen Horn, Oct 24, 2016
In 2012, the research firm Gartner defined the Logical Data Warehouse (LDW) as “a new data management architecture for analytics which combines the strengths of traditional repository warehouses with alternative data management and access strategy.” The idea behind this new creation was th ...
By Bobby Bissett, Oct 06, 2016
High availability means keeping the enterprise’s critical data infrastructure running well with virtually no downtime, and ensuring the database infrastructure’s ability to keep running in the event of failure. Enter EDB Postgres™ Failover Manager, the high availability solution from E ...
By Bruce Momjian, Oct 05, 2016
As an open source project, the Postgres community has always had great difficulty in measuring many aspects of Postgres adoption. For example, how many people use Postgres? We don't know, because people can get Postgres from so many sources, and we have no easy way to track them. Surveys tell ...
By Matt Cicciari, Sep 30, 2016
If your IT group is like most, there is never idle time when it comes to technology demands from the organization. Keeping up can be a real burden – do any of these sound familiar? -- IT needs to find new ways to keep up with the pace of development and deliver solutions faster -- Solutions ...
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 ...

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