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451 Research: EnterpriseDB sees PostgreSQL Everywhere, Especially in the Cloud

December 5, 2018

Industry analyst firm, 451 Research, just recently issued a report providing an overview of EnterpriseDB, its history and recent product news...

Postgres in the Enterprise: Real World Reasons for Adoption

Jan Karremans November 30, 2018

My friend and colleague Bruce Momjian recently shared in his presentation “Will Postgres Live Forever?” an overview of reasons why companies adopt...

The Power of SQL: Even the NoSQL Guys Seem to Be Coming Around

Ken Rugg November 21, 2018

SQL will be turning 50 by the end of the decade. For a technology that’s still widely in use today, that’s quite the achievement — but it’s no...

On-Prem, Open-Source Based Database in a Pay-Per-Use Package

Daniel Williams October 5, 2018

We most likely will not be upending anyone’s world-view if we make the claim that database spend is a big slice of IT’s overall costs, and one that...

Can MongoDB make a decision?

Is ACID a Priority or Not? Can MongoDB Decide?

Ken Rugg August 20, 2018

If I’m honest, I think of MongoDB as more of a “data store” than an actual database. This may be a controversial opinion these days, but I don’t think it’s a hard position to support. Granted, MongoDB does a great job storing data for a particular use case and can be highly optimized for that purpose. But, as applications inevitably evolve, Mongo’s single-use case formula where applications leverage the document store to optimize one access path to the data starts to unravel.

Do You Have the Essential Skills to Be a Successful PostgreSQL DBA?


Open source databases are becoming an increasingly preferred option for organizations seeking high performance, lower cost alternatives to legacy...

Creating a Data Redaction Capability to Meet GDPR Requirements Using EDB Postgres

Marc Linster March 6, 2018

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Untangling Years of Layered Legacy Systems

Marc Linster February 16, 2018

Financial Services Institutions Look to Open Source Today’s financial services institutions must innovate and evolve their technology to remain...

What Gartner’s ‘State of the Market’ Report Says About the Importance of Flexibility in Data Management

Ken Rugg 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

Vibhor Kumar 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...