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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...
Deciding on Your Open Source Strategy
January 04, 2018
When it comes to enterprises deciding on whether to adopt open source software or commercial software based on open source it can lead to fierce...
Partition-wise Joins: “Divide and Conquer" for Joins Between Partitioned Table
January 02, 2018
Unlike inheritance-based partitioning, declarative partitioning introduced in PostgreSQL 10 leaves nothing to infer about how the data is divided...
Top 10 Countdown - EDB Blog Reader Favorites for 2017
December 27, 2017
As we approach year end, our EDB team was inspired to take a look back at our blog posts from the year and see what topics resonated the most with...
MVCC and VACUUM
December 19, 2017
Experienced PostgreSQL users and developers rattle off the terms “MVCC” and “VACUUM” as if everyone should know what they are and how they work, but...
Master Your Database Domain
December 15, 2017
The increasing deployment of Postgres has brought about new demands for features, capabilities, and tools from developers and database administrators...
Be Sure to Stop Your Backups!
December 12, 2017
This article is about using pg_stop_backup() when setting up Streaming Replication. It is not an article about backup/restore methodology or policy...

Top Authors

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

Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on Po...

Devrim Gündüz is a Principal Systems Engineer at EnterpriseDB and supports the services and sa...

Eric McCormack is a Senior Architect at EnterpriseDB. He has more than 20 years experience in ...

Dave has been actively involved in the PostgreSQL Project since 1998, as the lead developer of...