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Row Movement Across PostgreSQL Partitions Made Easy
May 15, 2018
Before declarative partitioning was introduced in PostgreSQL 10, one had to use table inheritance. One of the main drawbacks of using table...
GDPR Could Become a Costly Millstone that Slows Down Business Agility
May 10, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been one of the large ticket items for IT departments in the last year. According to PWC , 68% of...
SERIALIZABLE in PostgreSQL 11... and beyond
May 08, 2018
Thanks to the tireless work of Google Summer of Code student Shubham Barai with the support of reviewers, a mentor, and a committer, PostgreSQL 11...
Do You Have the Essential Skills to Be a Successful PostgreSQL DBA?
May 04, 2018
Open source databases are becoming an increasingly preferred option for organizations seeking high performance, lower cost alternatives to legacy...
Running EDB Postgres Failover Manager Without Sudo
April 24, 2018
In the default mode of operation, EDB Postgres Failover Manager (EFM) agents run as the ‘efm’ operating system user. The agent uses sudo to perform...
EnterpriseDB Updates Tools, and Enhances Security and Alerting
April 19, 2018
Database administrators need tools for database maintenance, performance optimization, and configuration as well as creating a highly available...
Intermediate Certificates
April 10, 2018
I previously mentioned the importance of high quality documentation, so we are always looking for improvements. This email thread from 2013 attempted...
Encryption Module in EDB Postgres Earns FIPS 140-2 Validation
April 06, 2018
U.S. government agencies and other organizations that require higher levels of security now have another green light on the road to open source. The...
Wal and Xlog
April 03, 2018
Postgres isn't the best at naming things. Of course, there is the old computer saying, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache...
Containing Bloat with Partitions
March 27, 2018
PGConf India 2018 attracted a large number of PostgreSQL users and developers. I talked about "query optimization techniques for partitioned tables...

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