The EDB Blog

The latest thought leadership pieces from EDB, including company and PostgreSQL announcements


Wal and Xlog

Bruce Momjian April 3, 2018

Postgres isn't the best at naming things. Of course, there is the old computer saying, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache...

Containing Bloat with Partitions

Ashutosh Bapat March 27, 2018

PGConf India 2018 attracted a large number of PostgreSQL users and developers. I talked about "query optimization techniques for partitioned tables"...

Zheap: A Storage Engine to Provide Better Control Over Bloat

Amit Kapila March 20, 2018

In the past few years, PostgreSQL has advanced a lot in terms of features, performance, and scalability for many core systems. However, one of the...

Introduction to Parallel Sequential Scan

EDB Team March 13, 2018

In this video, we will have a look at how parallel sequential scan can be used in EDB Postgres Advanced Server to enhance the performance of the...

Making Postgres Talk to LDAP (with StartTLS)

Making Postgres Talk to LDAP (with StartTLS)

Richard Yen February 27, 2018

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Data in the Database vs. the File System

Data in the Database vs. the File System

Bruce Momjian February 20, 2018

.inline-cta { margin: 11px 0; } .inline-cta.cta-tall { margin: 30px 0; } .inline-cta b { font-size: 18px; } An age-old question is whether it is...

What Happens if You Don’t Monitor Your PostgreSQL Database Effectively?

Ajay Patel February 6, 2018

A good DBA is someone who knows how to monitor the databases EFFECTIVELY and when it comes to a production or business critical database, the job...

Plenty to Celebrate with Postgres the ‘DBMS of the Year’

Keith Alsheimer February 1, 2018

PostgreSQL has long been a popular database, loved by developers and database administrators for its ease of use, comprehensive and intuitive...

DO or UNDO - There is no PostgreSQL VACUUM

Robert Haas 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...

Ready to Test Your Postgres Skills?

Debra Brucato January 18, 2018

PostgreSQL v10 Associate Certification Available PostgreSQL 10 was the most significant Postgres release in recent years. Available since October 2017...