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What is 256 Pages Long with 99 Articles, and Has Teeth?
February 12, 2018
Explore How GDPR Impacts a DBA On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect, and it will impact the way your...
What Happens if You Don’t Monitor Your PostgreSQL Database Effectively?
February 06, 2018
A good DBA is someone who knows how to monitor the databases EFFECTIVELY and when it comes to a production or business critical database, the job...
Plenty to Celebrate with Postgres the ‘DBMS of the Year’
February 01, 2018
PostgreSQL has long been a popular database, loved by developers and database administrators for its ease of use, comprehensive and intuitive...
DO or UNDO - There is no VACUUM
January 30, 2018
What if PostgreSQL didn’t need VACUUM at all? This seems hard to imagine. After all, PostgreSQL uses multi-version concurrency control (MVCC), and if...
What Gartner’s ‘State of the Market’ Report Says About the Importance of Flexibility in Data Management
January 25, 2018
Technology managers are rapidly modernizing their data infrastructures to achieve greater flexibility in today’s hypercompetitive marketplace. They...
Best of Both Worlds: Integrating Pgpool with EDB Postgres Failover Manager
January 23, 2018
EDB Postgres Failover Manager (EFM) is a high availability module from EnterpriseDB (EDB) that monitors the health of Postgres clusters and verifies...
Ready to Test Your Postgres Skills?
January 18, 2018
PostgreSQL v10 Associate Certification Available PostgreSQL 10 was the most significant Postgres release in recent years. Available since October...
Parallel Hash for PostgreSQL
January 16, 2018
PostgreSQL 9.6 and 10 can use all three join strategies in parallel query plans, but they can only use a partial plan on the outer side of the join...
The State of VACUUM
January 09, 2018
In a recent blog post , I talked about why every system that implements MVCC needs some scheme for removing old row versions, and how VACUUM meets...
Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Explained
January 05, 2018
To our valued EDB Postgres subscribers: By now, you have likely heard the recent news of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities . Almost every...

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Ken Rugg is EDB's Chief Product and Strategy Officer and is charged with leading the company's...

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Robert is Chief Architect, Database Server, employed at EnterpriseDB as well as a PostgreSQL C...