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How Secure is your Postgres?

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 1: Access

Dave Page July 1, 2020

This is the first of a series of blog posts that will help you examine the security of your Postgres deployment from end to end. The vast majority of...

Postgres Vision 2020 Virtual Event Highlights

Postgres Vision 2020 Virtual Event Highlights

Meaghan Moraes June 23, 2020

We just rolled out our first large-scale virtual event, Postgres Vision 2020! The conference sparked a lot of opportunity and excitement over the past...

Why Mastercard's Secret to Zero Downtime is PostgreSQL

Why Mastercard's Secret to Zero Downtime is PostgreSQL

Gordon Platt June 19, 2020

Mastercard has used an array of database technologies, including Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Cassandra, Hadoop, DB2 and PostgreSQL, for years...

Why IKEA Retail Chose Postgres

Why IKEA Retail Chose Postgres

Dinesh Adhikari June 15, 2020

Database technologies have significantly evolved over the past few years. Historically, relational databases were most popular; however, other types...

Postgres: A Strategic Tool When Deployed Properly

Postgres: A Strategic Tool When Deployed Properly

Marc Linster June 3, 2020

This article summarizes best practices and lessons learned from working with large and mid-size companies in their deployment of Postgres. Some...

PgBadger: X-Ray Vision for Your Queries

PgBadger: X-Ray Vision for Your Queries

Amit Sharma May 14, 2020

Performance complaints are not entirely new to a DBA. With the large number of possible parameters and varying loads which can affect performance, it...

A Review of 4 Top PostgreSQL Books

A Review of 4 Top PostgreSQL Books

Marc Linster May 8, 2020

When I first started looking into Postgres, there were very few books in bookstores (yes, those still existed - that was a long time ago) and the only...

Index Corruption in PostgreSQL:  The Hidden Cost on your Queries

Index Corruption in PostgreSQL: The Hidden Cost of Your Queries

Ajay Patel May 7, 2020

A corruption in the database base often manifests itself in the form of errors when performing a DDL or DML operation on affected relations. The...

Konica Minolta

Why Konica Minolta Relies on Open Source PostgreSQL Database for Healthcare Providers

Adam Bunch May 4, 2020

When it comes to choosing a database platform in the healthcare industry, hospitals and large healthcare providers have historically chosen the...

Economic Impact of COVID-19 on PostgreSQL Users

Survey: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on PostgreSQL Users

Frank Days April 28, 2020

At EDB, the health and safety of our employees, partners, customers, and the global community are our highest priorities. In light of the coronavirus...