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PostgreSQL Through the Eyes of an Oracle DBA

PostgreSQL Through the Eyes of an Oracle DBA

Karen Jex August 12, 2020

At EDB’s recent virtual event, Postgres Vision 2020, I spoke about my journey through the world of database administration, starting as a junior...

Monitoring System Activity

Monitoring System Activity with the New system_stats Extension for PostgreSQL

Dave Page July 22, 2020

The team at Enterprise DB is pleased to announce the release of its new system_stats extension for Postgres and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. What is...

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 2: Authentication

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 2: Authentication

Dave Page July 15, 2020

This is the second 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...

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...