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By Bruce Momjian
In 2013 I blogged about Postgres advancing in multiple directions at once. Having presented my Postgres 9.5 features talk six times already (with another one coming on Tuesday), I have noticed a broader pattern. Looking at my top-ten items from that presentation, you can see Postgres advancing in multiple use-case directions in the 9.5 release:...
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By Marc Linster
A recent blog post, MongoDB 3.2: Now Powered by PostgreSQL, contained revelations that MongoDB’s newest release, MongoDB 3.2, leverages Postgres to power its new BI connector, designed to work with SQL-compliant data analysis tools. However unlikely, it appears the biggest name in NoSQL has come to realize the tremendous power of Postgres, the...
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By Amit Kapila
This post originally appeared on Amit Kapila's personal blog.  Parallelism is now a reality in PostgreSQL.  With 9.6, I hope we will see many different forms of queries that can use parallelism to execute.  For now, I will limit this discussion to what we can already do, which is Parallel Sequential Scans. Parallel Sequential Scans are used to...
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By Mathieu LeFaucheur
Fifty billion connected objects will invade the market over the next five years, according to some predictions. However, when we are talking about connected objects, otherwise known as the Internet of Things (IoT), multiple platforms and technological solutions come to mind. We are living in an interconnected era where many smart devices...
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By alan santos
With the holiday season officially underway I’m often impressed how well retailers are able to maintain – or unable to maintain – a level of service for their web sites. E-commerce continues to grow while traditional retail treads water at best. The spectacle of Black Friday aside, the crowds are still real, people may just be queued up...
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By Craig Silveira
Organizations are being increasingly challenged to do more with less – develop innovative strategies, create compelling products, serve customers more effectively, all while facing limited resources. As a result, IT personnel have begun evaluating how they can manage the IT stack to find additional budget that can be applied back to more strategic...
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By Keith Alsheimer
As of December 1, 2015, Oracle® is no longer offering two of its most popular database license options, SE and SE1; replacing them instead with a new SE2 version which effectively increases license limitations to force more customers onto their Enterprise Edition—at an enormous cost increase. This dramatic change is forcing many existing Oracle SE...
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By Gary Carter
Open source software has been saving organizations money for years in operating systems with Linux, in the middleware layer with tools like JBoss, and virtualization with Xen and other options. These IT organizations embarked on these journeys to open source alternatives to reconfigure IT spending and improve their agility to drive new innovation...
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By ahsan hadi
This blog was co-written by Jason Davis. EnterpriseDB is about to release an update to the Connectors for Postgres and EDB Postgres. The update will include some new capabilities in the JDBC driver to support connection failover. Connection failover provides automatic and robust failover for Java applications connecting to Postgres via the JDBC...
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By Jeannot Bos
There remains significant uncertainty about the future of the Government Digital Service (GDS) in following the departure of its primary champion, Mike Bracken, this past summer. There have been some that suggested the GDS is entirely unnecessary and others who say that it should exist in a smaller form in today’s budget-constrained times. My...
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