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National Land Survey of Finland Delivers 24/7 Support with EDB

National Land Survey of Finland Delivers 24/7 Support with EDB

EDB Team November 18, 2020

The National Land Survey of Finland (NLS) is an over 200-year-old public sector organization whose mission is to benefit the Finnish society. NLS...

Can PgBouncer session survive everything we throw at it

Can PgBouncer session survive everything we throw at it?

Philip Hankinson February 6, 2020

This is part four of my technical response to a series of questions about the use of PgBouncer and what you need to look out for. To read the other...

Superior Database Management

EnterpriseDB integrates Backup and Recovery tools with Postgres Enterprise Manager for superior database management

Vishal Sawale February 4, 2020

This post discusses the EDB Backup and Recovery Tool integration into EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager.

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Enhanced security for EDB Postgres Advanced Server with Vormetric Data Security Platform

EDB Team January 21, 2020

EnterpriseDB provides a high level of database security, which includes in-database password policy management, enhanced auditing for compliance, data encryption, built-in SQL Injection Protection and so on. Along with Vormetric Data Security Platform, it provides encryption for data-at-rest, prevention of privilege user access, policy-driven encryption/decryption and much more at the operating system level. VTE ensures that it does not impact the mission-critical business applications, IT infrastructure and service level agreements.

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Thales Vormetric Transparent Encryption with EDB Postgres

John Dalton January 16, 2020

Data privacy has senior management visibility as organizations are required to minimize the risk of sensitive data, such as customer payment...

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How to workaround Oracle LISTAGG function in PostgreSQL

Raghavendra Rao December 19, 2019

.summary{ background:#f3f7f9; padding:20px; } This blog discusses the LISTAGG function in Oracle and how to achieve similar functionality in...

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Can PgBouncer handle failover to a new machine?

Philip Hankinson December 17, 2019

Part Three: PgBouncer and persistent connections during downtime (This is part three of my technical response to a series of questions about the use...

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: A 360-degree Comparison [Syntax, Performance, Scalability and Features]

Pankil Shah December 11, 2019

In this blog, we will discuss the key differences in terms of performance, syntax, scalability, and features between PostgreSQL and Mysql. PostgreSQL and MySQL are both immensely popular open-source databases, and a variety of real-time applications today utilize both. MySQL is known to be the world’s most popular database, whereas PostgreSQL is known as the world’s most advanced RDBMS database.

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Postgres Enterprise Manager Architecture

Dave Page November 19, 2019

Postgres Enterprise Manager or PEM is a comprehensive monitoring and management solution for PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) from EnterpriseDB. It is a distributed application with a number of components that can be installed in many different configurations. The following sections explain what those components are, what their purpose is, and how they work.

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Creating a multi-layered security architecture for your databases

Marc Linster November 5, 2019

Data security has never been more important than it is today. Considering the amount of data collection most modern apps require, it’s imperative to...