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Postgres Vision 2022 Session Spotlight: Oracle to PostgreSQL Migration Tales from the FieldEDB Team—8/17/2022
With exorbitant pricing and restrictive licensing, Oracle databases are becoming less and less popular among businesses invested in innovation and infrastructure modernization.
AWS RDS PostgreSQL Deployment with pgAdmin 4Yogesh Mahajan —8/17/2022
This blog explains and provides a walkthrough of the pgAdmin AWS RDS deployment wizard which can be used to deploy a new PostgreSQL database in the Amazon AWS cloud and register it with pgAdmin so you can begin working with it immediately.
Fortuna Entertainment Group Remains Always On, Secure and Highly Extensible with Postgres and EDBEDB Team—8/15/2022
When looking for their ideal database, Fortuna Entertainment Group had transaction volume front-of-mind from the very beginning. As an online betting and gaming service, their applications have to be able to handle massive amounts of transactional requests from users.
Leverage a New Way to Import an Existing Postgres Database to KubernetesGabriele Bartolini—8/15/2022
Are you thinking about moving your PostgreSQL databases to Kubernetes but wondering how to do it? What about importing databases from RDS for PostgreSQL or another database as a service?
Webinar Recap: How Open Source Unlocks Data Freedom and Mission Success for Government AgenciesEDB Team—8/12/2022
“Unlocking Data Freedom: How Open Source Contributes to Mission Success” brought together EDB’s CTO for North America Public Sector Jeremy Wilson and FEC Technical Lead Laura Beaufort to discuss the ways they believe government agencies can take advantage of open source technology to embrace modern IT strategies.
PostgreSQL Extensions Impacted by CVE-2022-2625 with Privilege EscalationDan Garcia—8/11/2022
The PostgreSQL Global Development group has released the latest update to the community, crushing 40 bugs that had been previously disclosed. Critical security vulnerability CVE-2022-2625 has been announced and an associated remediation has been included in this quarter’s release.
Remote DBA Service: Powering Your DBA Needs from Compute to CloudKanchan Mohitey—8/11/2022
Postgres popularity and adoption is soaring and there is no denying the fact that Postgres has emerged as a leading choice of RDBMS in Open Source. Organizations across the world and of various sizes are acknowledging the benefits of Open Source for ...
Webinar Recap: Ask the Expert—Perform at Your Best with PostgresEDB Team—8/9/2022
Are businesses truly getting the best possible performance out of their Postgres? And, at the end of the day, what does good performance truly mean? EDB has the answers in our latest Ask the Expert webinar series.
Geographically Distributed PostgreSQL: A New Dawn on the Horizon for High AvailabilityJan Karremans—8/8/2022
Distributed databases are coming. They will be here in multiple forms. For PostgreSQL, this is nothing new. We have seen technology fork from PostgreSQL in different shapes and sizes, only to be overtaken by the original in the end. This is just a new dawn on the horizon for PostgreSQL.
PG Phriday: Do’s and Don’ts of Postgres High Availability Q&AShaun Thomas —8/8/2022
In the wake of Postgres Build 2021, High Availability Architect Shaun Thomas follows up on some of the questions he wasn't able to answer during his session on High Availability.
How to Achieve Five Nines with Database Extreme High Availability: An Integral Part of Any Oracle Replacement StrategyJan Karremans—8/5/2022
Today, PostgreSQL can confidently overcome database challenges with bi-directional replication. Learn how to achieve database extreme high availability by replacing Oracle RAC with EDB Postgres Distributed.
Postgres Vision 2022 Session Spotlight: Postgres Community Upgradability PanelEDB Team—8/4/2022
As Bruce Momjian shared, it’s important to help enterprises better understand the Postgres upgrade process, how to do it more efficiently and how we can potentially improve the upgrade process going forward.
Release Radar: BigAnimal Supports Postgres Configuration ChangesEDB Team—8/3/2022
Any Postgres enthusiast can attest that database tuning is essential for maximizing performance. As the Postgres experts, we understand the importance of gaining visibility into, and control over, database operations.
stc pay Builds a Leading Fintech App for the Middle East Market with Help from Postgres and EDBEDB Team—8/3/2022
Described as the Middle East’s leading digital wallet, stc pay offers innovative digital fintech and payment solutions to customers throughout the region.
Postgres Vision 2022 Session Spotlight: Oracle Migration Made EasyEDB Team—7/27/2022
While Oracle has long been considered the gold standard for proprietary databases, its limitations have only become more apparent as businesses prioritize infrastructure modernization initiatives.
Release Radar: Azure Central India and AWS Mumbai Now AvailableEDB Team—7/26/2022
Additional regions in India are now available for use in BigAnimal today.
London & Partners Executes a Multi-Version Postgres Upgrade While Migrating to the CloudEDB Team—7/22/2022
With EDB’s guidance, upgraded Postgres from version 9.1 to version 12 in the midst of a comprehensive cloud migration to Azure without any disruption
Release Radar: Announcing Support for Azure Ultra Disks on BigAnimalEDB Team—7/19/2022
Now, when you use Azure as your cloud provider, you can provision your BigAnimal clusters using Ultra Disks and access up to 65 TB and 160,000 IOPS.
Postgres Vision 2022 Session Spotlight: Idle in TransactionEDB Team—7/19/2022
In a presentation entitled “Idle in Transaction,” EDB Solutions Architect Boriss Mejias discussed what it means to have multiple idle sessions in Postgres and, more specifically, what it means when a session is “idle in transaction.”
BigAnimal: Fully managed PostgreSQL in the cloud
BigAnimal features Oracle compatibility, built-in high availability, and 24/7 support from our team of PostgreSQL experts.Learn more
Demo of Oracle SQL compatibility in BigAnimal
BigAnimal lets you run Oracle SQL queries in the cloud via EDB Postgres Advanced Server. Watch the video, or load up psql and follow along.Learn more