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Power Your Digital Transformation with Application Innovation in the Cloud
October 05, 2017
Digital transformation has officially become the key to meeting modern customer expectations. Only two years ago, Don Butler, Executive Director of...
Use with Time Zone
October 03, 2017
If you often use the timestamp data type, you might not be making full use of it. In these queries: CREATE TABLE tztest (x TIMESTAMP ); INSERT INTO...
PostgreSQL's Hash Indexes Are Now Cool
September 26, 2017
*/ Since I just committed the last pending patch to improve hash indexes to PostgreSQL 11, and since most of the improvements to hash indexes were...
PL/Java Adoption
September 19, 2017
PL/Java has been around since 2005, but it has regularly struggled to gain users. Unfortunately, a lot of these problems are specific to the Java...
Training
Are You Confident You’re Handling Your Postgres Project the Right Way?
September 14, 2017
IT professionals have many new responsibilities around data management and strategy. The pace of change is very rapid in modern organizations...
When to Use Server-Side Logic
September 12, 2017
The use of server-side logic, particularly stored procedures, has been a highly contentious topic among database professionals for decades. The...
Certify to Score Open Source Jobs
September 07, 2017
IT hiring managers want certifications, and are willing to pay employees more for them. Those were key findings in the annual Open Source Jobs Report...
Which NoSQL Database for New Project?
August 31, 2017
Oh, how I love the title of this 2014 Slashdot request, "Which NoSQL Database For New Project?" The user already knows the type of clients (iPhones...
You Don't Need Every Feature of Your Previous Database
August 08, 2017
In a March blog post I talked about the mismatch between what people expect from Postgres in terms of hints, and what exists. In this blog post I...
Minimizing Complexity in a Polyglot Persistence World
August 03, 2017
Data now comes in a wide variety of formats, giving rise to more heterogeneous data collections, often resulting from a commonly employed strategy of...

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