The EDB Blog

The latest thought leadership pieces from EDB, including company and PostgreSQL announcements

Recent Posts

All-In on EDB: Why Isabel Group's Migration to Postgres Was So Simple

All-In on EDB: Why Isabel Group's Migration to Postgres Was So Simple

Benny Rutten August 4, 2020

“No, this too is an extra-cost option,” the Oracle instructor told us for the umpteenth time. It was 2014, and I was in one of Oracle’s “New Features...

PostgreSQL vs. SQL Server (MSSQL)

PostgreSQL vs. SQL Server (MSSQL) - Extremely Detailed Comparison

Pankil Shah July 30, 2020

Learn the differences between SQL Server and PostgreSQL Database. Compare syntax, data types, functions, and many more. Comparison of MSSQL vs. PostgreSQL performance and ease of use. Which is better?

The Possibilities of Postgres: Nibble IT's Database Migration Story

The Possibilities of Postgres: Nibble IT's Database Migration Story

Rob Sijmons July 27, 2020

Nibble is one of the oldest partners of EDB. Coming from an Ingres background, it was a small step for us to add PostgreSQL to the Portfolio around...

Maintaining PostgreSQL Is More than Just a Maintenance Plan

Maintaining PostgreSQL is More Than Just a Maintenance Plan

Deepanshu Sharma July 24, 2020

“We need to attain ZERO downtime and high performance in our application,” I was told during a conversation with a manager of a line of business...

Monitoring System Activity

Monitoring System Activity with the New system_stats Extension for PostgreSQL

Dave Page July 22, 2020

The team at Enterprise DB is pleased to announce the release of its new system_stats extension for Postgres and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. What is...

Why Remote DBAs Help Enterprises Boost Productivity and Cut Costs

Why Remote DBAs Help Enterprises Boost Productivity and Cut Costs

EDB Team July 17, 2020

Database management is at the heart of organizing your technology, and technology is at the center of your company. Operations equal applications in...

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 2: Authentication

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 2: Authentication

Dave Page July 15, 2020

This is the second of a series of blog posts that will help you examine the security of your Postgres deployment from end to end. The vast majority of...

Cloud Vendor Monetization of Open Source

Why Cloud Vendors Love Open Source

Bruce Momjian July 7, 2020

Cloud vendors are barriers like department stores and supermarkets are barriers. But, people associate these entities with providing a huge variety of...

Postgres Pulse Insights

Should You Ever Use Synchronous Replication in PostgreSQL?

Jamie Watt July 2, 2020

A PostgreSQL Database Failure and a Failover A customer reached out to the Support team on a random Tuesday, some months ago. They had experienced a...

How Secure is your Postgres?

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 1: Access

Dave Page July 1, 2020

This is the first of a series of blog posts that will help you examine the security of your Postgres deployment from end to end. The vast majority of...