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Intermediate Certificates
April 10, 2018
I previously mentioned the importance of high quality documentation, so we are always looking for improvements. This email thread from 2013 attempted...
Encryption Module in EDB Postgres Earns FIPS 140-2 Validation
April 06, 2018
U.S. government agencies and other organizations that require higher levels of security now have another green light on the road to open source. The...
Wal and Xlog
April 03, 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
March 27, 2018
PGConf India 2018 attracted a large number of PostgreSQL users and developers. I talked about "query optimization techniques for partitioned tables...
Simple Ways to Protect Your Postgres Servers from an Unlikely Attack Vector: A Rogue Picture of Scarlett Johansson
March 21, 2018
Imperva, a provider of data and application security solutions, is actively running a research effort with the express goal of identifying attack...
Zheap: A Storage Engine to Provide Better Control Over Bloat
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
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...
Creating a Data Redaction Capability to Meet GDPR Requirements Using EDB Postgres
March 06, 2018
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) goes into effect on May 25, 2018 throughout the European Union. The regulation focuses on the secure...
Making Postgres Talk to LDAP (with StartTLS)
February 27, 2018
I recently got a few support cases from customers seeking to connect Postgres with LDAP (usually with some form of SSL/TLS encryption, to ensure...
Data in the Database vs. the File System
February 20, 2018
An age-old question is whether it is better to put data in a database or a file system. Of course, the answer is "it depends," but let's look at what...

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