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What Is a GUC Variable?
December 01, 2011
Thursday, December 1, 2011 You might have heard the term "GUC" before, especially on the Postgres email lists. It is documented as an acronym meaning...
StackBuilder Package Updates
October 05, 2011
If you've ever used one of the PostgreSQL installers for v8.2 or above, either the old Windows MSI installer or the newer "one click" installers that...
Postgres Enterprise Manager; I love it when a plan comes together
August 23, 2011
After 9 months of heads-down work, I'm glad to finally be able to talk about the project I and a number of colleagues here at EnterpriseDB have been...
PostgreSQL 9.1, meet MySQL
August 01, 2011
So having spent the last few months with my head buried deep in a project at work, I finally managed to get back to my previous hacking on SQL/MED at...
Is this the Beginning of the End of Skype on PostgreSQL?
May 17, 2011
True statement - Microsoft is now one of PostgreSQL’s largest users. Last week it was announced that Microsoft is buying Skype for a reported $8.5...
Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.0 Sneak Peek – SQL Server Replication
April 28, 2011
This post is the third in a series that takes a look at some of the exciting new features of Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.0, which is currently in...
Oracle is abandoning HP-UX customers…Fight back!
March 28, 2011
Last week, Oracle’s announced its decision to discontinue all software development on the Intel Itanium microprocessor . Apparently, Oracle contends...
Troubleshooting Stuck VACUUMs
March 01, 2011
Over the years, I've occasionally encountered situations where VACUUM fails to make progress, and not fully understood why that was happening...
MySQL vs. PostgreSQL, Part 2: VACUUM vs. Purge
February 01, 2011
Almost two months ago, I wrote part one of what I indicated would be an occasional series of blog posts comparing the architecture of PostgreSQL to...
Locking in PostgreSQL
January 20, 2011
Have you ever had one of those annoying problems where a query, or some kind of maintenance task such as vacuum, seems to hang, without making any...

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