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Materialized Views and Foreign Data Wrappers
October 31, 2017
*/ You might know that Postgres supports materialized views and foreign data wrappers (fdw). Briefly, materialized views allow for queries to be...
Containers: Impossible to Ignore and Just Might Change Everything
October 25, 2017
Virtual machines are by far the most prevalent deployment model for data centers – close to 99%. What was once a revolutionary idea has transformed...
Session State Failover
October 23, 2017
On the server side, high availability means having the ability to quickly failover to standby hardware, hopefully with no data loss. Failover...
Road Trip! Your Oracle Migration Journey Just Got Simplified
October 19, 2017
Licensing complexity, rising costs, and audit risk are motivating Oracle customers to jump start their migration efforts to alternative database...
Playing with IPv6
October 17, 2017
Now that everyone is using IPv6 ( ) it might be time to start playing with it. Postgres has had full IPv6 support for years, so Postgres is a good...
Odd Month Arithmetic
October 10, 2017
You might be aware of the interval data type, which allows mathematical operations on date, time, and timestamp values. This can lead to odd behavior...
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...

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