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New EDB BigAnimal Performance and Flexibility ImprovementsEDB Team—10/4/2022
With BigAnimal, EDB’s fully managed service offers 24x7 monitoring & operations, so you don’t have to worry about the underlying infrastructure of the database or availability. This includes automatic backups as well. We also handle the security, compliance and network configuration.
Payment Solution Providers That Don’t Take Database Downtime Seriously Risk a Significant PriceEDB Team—10/4/2022
In the last few years, the global payment solutions industry has experienced incredible growth. Market leaders like ACI Worldwide are offering essential tools to major organizations, from insurance agencies to merchants
Release Radar: Spin Up a Region Ahead of Time on BigAnimalEDB Team—9/30/2022
We are excited to announce the launch of Regions as a first-class construct in BigAnimal: you can now spin up a Region in advance of provisioning database clusters within that Region.
Release Radar: Check Out Which Extensions are Supported on BigAnimalEDB Team—9/30/2022
With 40 Postgres contributors, EDB has contributed extensively to the Postgres community over the years, including working on certain extensions.
Webinar Recap: Ask the Expert—How Database Transformation Accelerates Your Business JourneyEDB Team—9/29/2022
The DBMS landscape is experiencing seismic changes right beneath our feet, innovators and market leaders across industries are taking notice. As of 2021, open source database licenses outpace commercial database licenses and this trend shows no signs of slowing.
EDB Contributions to PostgreSQL 15Adam Wright—9/29/2022
EDB thanks everyone who has contributed to this great new release in any way! EDB is committed to helping the Community improve Postgres with each release, as it has done for the last 16 versions. For Postgres 15, EDB has made significant contributions.
Create a PostGIS Database in Kubernetes with CloudNativePG and Improve the Spatial ExperienceGabriele Bartolini—9/22/2022
A PostGIS cluster is essentially a PostgreSQL cluster with a primary and an arbitrary number of standby instances where the running operand image contains all the required PostGIS related extensions.
Webinar Recap: Avoid Postgres Distress Part 2 - Support SolutionsJamie Watt—9/20/2022
Your teams know your business, and there’s no substitute for their hands-on, lived-in insight. Just the same, self-support can’t compete with the hands-on, lived-in insight of those who know Postgres best—and will be there when you need them.
Import Export Servers in pgAdmin 4Akshay Joshi—9/20/2022
In this blog we look at how server definitions can be imported and exported from pgAdmin using the command line or the graphical user interface. This allows server definitions to be migrated between pgAdmin installations and shared with colleagues.
EDB Postgres for Kubernetes for Application DevelopersLeonardo Cecchi—9/12/2022
EDB Postgres for Kubernetes is a Kubernetes operator, designed by EDB to deploy and manage your PostgreSQL clusters in production environments. This does not mean that it is only useful as a production tool; it is also handy while developing applicat ...
How Postgres is Disrupting the Global Database MarketIan Bain—9/8/2022
Over the last few years, enterprises devoted to innovation have become tired of rising prices and restrictive licensing agreements. Postgres offers an alternative that’s flexible, extensible, innovative and ever-evolving, at a vastly superior price point.
Release Radar: EDB Migration Portal 4.1EDB Team—9/7/2022
The release of EDB Migration Portal 4.1 includes enhanced reporting, security improvements, fixes and several other features and updates. We encourage you to read all about this new release here.
Why Remote DBAs Help Enterprises Boost Productivity and Cut CostsEDB Team—9/6/2022
Database management is at the heart of organizing your technology, and technology is at the center of your company. Operations equal applications in the modern business landscape and the veracity of the databases supporting your apps must b ...
Webinar Recap: Avoid Postgres Distress Part 1 - Flying SoloEDB Team—8/26/2022
While freedom is critical and valuable, forgoing all database assistance in pursuit of it can prove to be a grave error. In fact, enterprise database support is often the best way to ensure that you maintain the freedom to fully control your own data.
PG Phriday: Defining High Availability in a Postgres WorldShaun Thomas —8/26/2022
What does High Availability actually mean when we’re discussing Postgres clusters? High Availability Architect, Shaun Thomas, explores answers to this question in this week's installment of PGPhriday.
Ansible Benchmark Framework for PostgreSQLDave Page—8/25/2022
This blog introduces a new benchmark framework for performance testing of PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. Based on Ansible, it offers a highly configurable and easy to use way to run pgbench, TPROC-C, and TPROC-H tests across multiple servers at once in a consistent and reproducible manner. PostgreSQL and the operating system kernel can be configured and tuned as required, all using Ansible's Jinja2 templating to allow different runs to automatically use different parameters. Extensive logging and monitoring is also included, as well as hooks to allow customisation for installing and configuring your own extensions during test initialisation and logging custom stats.
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.
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