Postgres Plus: the EDB blog

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 ...
By Mathieu Le Faucheur, Jun 23, 2015
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 P ...
By Jason Davis, Jun 19, 2015
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) ...
By Jeannot Bos, Jun 18, 2015
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 ...
By Pierre Fricke, Jun 17, 2015
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 infrastruc ...
By Pierre Fricke, Jun 15, 2015
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 ...
By Gary Carter, Jun 08, 2015
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 ...
By Fred Dalrymple, Jun 04, 2015
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 ...
By Fred Dalrymple, May 22, 2015
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, ...
By Keith Alsheimer, May 08, 2015
Open source software (OSS) has long been recognized as an opportunity for cost savings in the enterprise beginning with Linux for operating systems.  New research from Gartner has now verified that many organizations can now extend that savings to the database layer.  Today’s enterprise da ...

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