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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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Are You Confident You’re Handling Your Postgres Project the Right Way?
September 14, 2017
IT professionals have many new responsibilities around data management and strategy. The pace of change is very rapid in modern organizations...
When to Use Server-Side Logic
September 12, 2017
The use of server-side logic, particularly stored procedures, has been a highly contentious topic among database professionals for decades. The...
Certify to Score Open Source Jobs
September 07, 2017
IT hiring managers want certifications, and are willing to pay employees more for them. Those were key findings in the annual Open Source Jobs Report...
Which NoSQL Database for New Project?
August 31, 2017
Oh, how I love the title of this 2014 Slashdot request, "Which NoSQL Database For New Project?" The user already knows the type of clients (iPhones...
You Don't Need Every Feature of Your Previous Database
August 08, 2017
In a March blog post I talked about the mismatch between what people expect from Postgres in terms of hints, and what exists. In this blog post I...
Minimizing Complexity in a Polyglot Persistence World
August 03, 2017
Data now comes in a wide variety of formats, giving rise to more heterogeneous data collections, often resulting from a commonly employed strategy of...
Keeping Up with the Blistering Pace of Modern Application Development
August 01, 2017
In my role, I frequently talk to organizations about their top priorities for their software applications. Time and again, speed to market wins the...
Outer Joins and Where Clauses
July 19, 2017
*/ Postgres supports both traditional join syntax , which uses the where clause to specify joined columns, and ansi join syntax, that uses the word...
Walled Gardens or Beautiful Fields: A Model to Become Truly Digital
July 18, 2017
Think about the old days. Infrastructure software was deployed and managed on a “per server” basis. Later that moved to the socket, and then to the...

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