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Author Archive: Dave Page
Dave Page, Chief Architect, Tools & Installers

Dave has been actively involved in the PostgreSQL Project since 1998, as the lead developer of pgAdmin, maintainer of the PostgreSQL installers and one of the projects resident Windows hackers. He also serves on the project's web and sysadmin teams and is a member of the PostgreSQL Core Team. Dave is employed by EnterpriseDB where he works as a software architect and developer on EnterpriseDB products in addition to his community PostgreSQL work.

Dave Page, Dec 07, 2014
I’m often asked how I first became involved in PostgreSQL, and how the pgAdmin project got started. Much as I’m happy to tell the story over beer, it becomes tedious to do so over email after the first half-dozen or so times. So in a vain ...
Dave Page, Oct 05, 2011
If you've ever used one of the PostgreSQL installers for v8.2 or above, either the old Windows MSI installer or the newer "one click" installers that also support Linux and Mac, you'll probably have come across StackBuilder. For those that haven't or those that never found the time, StackBuilder was ...
Dave Page, Aug 23, 2011
After 9 months of heads-down work, I'm glad to finally be able to talk about the project I and a number of colleagues here at EnterpriseDB have been working on... Introducing Postgres Enterprise Manager! Postgres Enterprise ...
Dave Page, Aug 01, 2011
So having spent the last few months with my head buried deep in a project at work, I finally managed to get back to my previous hacking on SQL/MED at the ...
Dave Page, Jul 28, 2010
By far the most common issues we see reported with the "one-click" PostgreSQL installers that we build here at EnterpriseDB are password related. In this post I'll explain what the passwords are, why we need ...
Dave Page, May 27, 2010
I've been asked a few times recently for my opinion on VoltDB, the new database server architected by the 'father' of Postgres, Dr Michael Stonebraker so rather than repeating myself over and over again it seems like a good idea to write it all down. VoltDB is an ...
Dave Page, May 07, 2010
A colleague of mine (thanks Jimbo!) pointed me towards a benchmark comparison of Postgres 8.3.8 on RHEL 5.4 versus SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2, performed and written up by Red Hat. I hadn't seen it before, so figured that maybe others hadn't either:

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