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Making Postgres Talk to LDAP (with StartTLS)
February 27, 2018
*/ I recently got a few support cases from customers seeking to connect Postgres with LDAP (usually with some form of SSL/TLS encryption, to ensure...
Data in the Database vs. the File System
February 20, 2018
*/ An age-old question is whether it is better to put data in a database or a file system. Of course, the answer is "it depends," but let's look at...
Untangling Years of Layered Legacy Systems
February 16, 2018
Financial Services Institutions Look to Open Source Today’s financial services institutions must innovate and evolve their technology to remain...
BART 2.2 Sneak Peek
February 13, 2018
The EDB Postgres Backup and Recovery Tool development team is super busy developing features for the next major release and I wanted to give everyone...
What is 256 Pages Long with 99 Articles, and Has Teeth?
February 12, 2018
Explore How GDPR Impacts a DBA On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect, and it will impact the way your...
What Happens if You Don’t Monitor Your PostgreSQL Database Effectively?
February 06, 2018
A good DBA is someone who knows how to monitor the databases EFFECTIVELY and when it comes to a production or business critical database, the job...
Plenty to Celebrate with Postgres the ‘DBMS of the Year’
February 01, 2018
PostgreSQL has long been a popular database, loved by developers and database administrators for its ease of use, comprehensive and intuitive...
DO or UNDO - There is no PostgreSQL VACUUM
January 30, 2018
What if PostgreSQL didn’t need VACUUM at all? This seems hard to imagine. After all, PostgreSQL uses multi-version concurrency control (MVCC), and if...
What Gartner’s ‘State of the Market’ Report Says About the Importance of Flexibility in Data Management
January 25, 2018
Technology managers are rapidly modernizing their data infrastructures to achieve greater flexibility in today’s hypercompetitive marketplace. They...
Best of Both Worlds: Integrating Pgpool with EDB Postgres Failover Manager
January 23, 2018
EDB Postgres Failover Manager (EFM) is a high availability module from EnterpriseDB (EDB) that monitors the health of Postgres clusters and verifies...

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