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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...
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...

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