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PostgreSQL vs. SQL Server: Performance Comparison
December 20, 2010
*/ A recent poster to the pgsql-performance mailing list enquired as to the relative performance of PostgreSQL vs. SQL Server. It's a reasonable...
Will the Cloud obsolete the DBA?
November 12, 2010
I've had the privilege of being a database administrator for a long time, and have gotten the opportunity to work with many different databases on...
Database Reliability
August 04, 2010
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 The database is usually a critical piece of infrastructure in an organization; when the database is down, many things stop...
Multi-Tenancy and Virtualization
July 29, 2010
In a recent blog post on Gigaom , Simeon Simeonov argues that virtualization is on the way out, and discusses VMware 's move toward platform-as-a-...
Postgres, Passwords and Installers
July 28, 2010
By far the most common issues we see reported with the "one-click" PostgreSQL installers that we build here at EnterpriseDB are password related. In...
Scala PostgreSQL Access
Recently, I've been digging into Scala to understand how PostgreSQL would integrate inside of Scala code. Scala is an interesting language which runs...
Comparing VoltDB to Postgres, Postgres Plus Advanced Server
May 27, 2010
I've been asked a few times recently for my opinion on VoltDB , the new database server architected by the 'father' of Postgres, Dr. Michael...
Postgres vs. SQL Server
May 07, 2010
A colleague of mine (thanks Jimbo!) pointed me towards a benchmark comparison of Postgres 8.3.8 on RHEL 5.4 versus SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows...
Quick and Powerful Database with OpenOffice.org and Postgres
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past 3 years, you've heard of OpenOffice.org. Like most people, I've used the software a few times to...

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