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Why The Clock is Ticking for MongoDB
April 16, 2014
Last month, ZDNet published an interview with MongoDB CEO Max Schireson which took the position that the document databases, such as MongoDB, are...
Postgres Gets the Business
April 06, 2014
I just returned from attending PGConf NYC . They had 259 participants , more than double last year's total. The conference was in a hotel near Wall...
Subtly Bad Things Linux May Be Doing To PostgreSQL
April 02, 2014
In addition to talking about PostgreSQL at LSF/MM and Collab , I also learned a few things about the Linux kernel that I had not known before, some...
Back from LSF/MM and Collab
March 31, 2014
Last week, I attended the Linux Storage, Filesystems, and Memory Management summit ( LSF/MM ) on Monday and Tuesday, and the Linux Collaboration...
PostgreSQL Now Has Logical Decoding
March 18, 2014
A few weeks ago, Josh Berkus wrote a blog post on Why HStore2/jsonb is the most important patch of 9.4 . Everybody's going to have their own opinion...
Write Scalability for UPDATE Operations
March 13, 2014
Yesterday, Heikki Linnakangas committed this patch: commit a3115f0d9ec1ac93b82156535dc00b10172a4fe7 Author: Heikki Linnakangas Date: Wed Mar 12 22:46...
Postgres: The Open Database Foundation
March 12, 2014
A decade ago, most companies faced financial challenges related to the dot-com bubble burst. Today, we’ve just gone through what was likely the worst...
Linux's fsync() woes are getting some attention
March 10, 2014
In two weeks, I'm headed to LSF/MM and the Linux Collaboration Summit , by invitation of some Linux kernel hackers, to discuss how the Linux kernel...
EnterpriseDB Celebrates 10 Years
March 05, 2014
EnterpriseDB is 10 years old this year and we marked this milestone with a record 70 percent increase in subscription revenue growth. In fact, the...
VACUUM FULL doesn't mean "VACUUM, but better"
March 04, 2014
There's a persistent belief among some users of PostgreSQL that VACUUM and VACUUM FULL do the same thing, but that VACUUM FULL does it better. If...

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