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EDB Makes it Even Easier to Adopt Fully Managed Cloud Postgres as a ServiceChristina Wong—12/2/2022
Is getting top quality support your concern when using open source Postgres? Our new subscription plan combines open source Postgres backed by high quality technical support in a fully managed service so you can start reaping the benefits of Postgres right away.
You Need to Check Your PostgreSQL Version. Here’s How and WhyDoug Ortiz—12/1/2022
We strive to help enterprises dedicated to innovation take full advantage of what their PostgreSQL and open source strategy can be, with every subsequent version. Whether it’s advising on new features, providing enterprise-grade support or shepherding businesses through major infrastructural projects, EDB has distinguished itself as the PostgreSQL leader.
Modern Database Strategies Survey: Why Executives Have Everything to Gain by Moving to PostgresEDB Team—11/18/2022
If, like these executives in the survey, you want to eliminate vendor lock-in and increase scalability by moving to open source, don’t let a perceived lack of Postgres knowledge hold you back! Our fully managed Postgres in the cloud service handles database maintenance for you, so you can focus on business innovation.
Critical Capabilities for Cloud Database Management Systems for Analytical Use Cases – Gartner® ReportCecilia Aceti—11/15/2022
Gartner's extensive “2021 Critical Capabilities for Cloud Database Management Systems for Analytical Use Cases” report is designed to help organizations evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of both native services offered by CSPs and fully cloud-based systems.
Cloud Usage Survey: The Results Are In From Microsoft IgniteChristina Wong—11/1/2022
Microsoft recently held their annual Ignite Conference as a primarily online event, with an in-person presence in select cities around the world. We asked Microsoft Ignite attendees about their cloud usage and the benefits they expect from fully managed databases. Read on to see the results.
Release Radar: Apache Superset® is Now Available in BigAnimalNatalia Wojcik—10/26/2022
Starting today you can explore your data in BigAnimal using Apache Superset’s rich visualizations. Available upon request, Apache Superset® is an easy-to-use enterprise business intelligence tool that can process large amounts of data, turning them into charts and graphs.
Release Radar: BigAnimal Now Supports Read-Only WorkloadsEDB Team—10/12/2022
With this week’s release, we’re supporting read-only workloads for high availability clusters. When you enable read-only workloads, you are given a connection string to your cluster’s standby replicas, allowing you to route read traffic to the standbys instead of the primary node.
How to Manage Risk When Moving to a Cloud DatabaseMarc Linster—10/11/2022
Moving databases to the cloud is undoubtedly a target for many organizations, but doing so is not risk-free. Businesses need to fully investigate and understand potential weaknesses of cloud database providers in the areas of support, services, technology stagnation, cost and lock-in.
New EDB BigAnimal Performance and Flexibility ImprovementsEDB Team—10/4/2022
With BigAnimal, EDB’s fully managed service offers 24x7 monitoring & operations, so you don’t have to worry about the underlying infrastructure of the database or availability. This includes automatic backups as well. We also handle the security, compliance and network configuration.
Release Radar: Spin Up a Region Ahead of Time on BigAnimalEDB Team—9/30/2022
We are excited to announce the launch of Regions as a first-class construct in BigAnimal: you can now spin up a Region in advance of provisioning database clusters within that Region.
Release Radar: Check Out Which Extensions are Supported on BigAnimalEDB Team—9/30/2022
With 40 Postgres contributors, EDB has contributed extensively to the Postgres community over the years, including working on certain extensions.
How Postgres is Disrupting the Global Database MarketIan Bain—9/8/2022
Over the last few years, enterprises devoted to innovation have become tired of rising prices and restrictive licensing agreements. Postgres offers an alternative that’s flexible, extensible, innovative and ever-evolving, at a vastly superior price point.
Why Remote DBAs Help Enterprises Boost Productivity and Cut CostsEDB Team—9/6/2022
Database management is at the heart of organizing your technology, and technology is at the center of your company. Operations equal applications in the modern business landscape and the veracity of the databases supporting your apps must be a priority.
Postgres Vision 2022 Session Spotlight: Oracle to PostgreSQL Migration Tales from the FieldEDB Team—8/17/2022
With exorbitant pricing and restrictive licensing, Oracle databases are becoming less and less popular among businesses invested in innovation and infrastructure modernization.
AWS RDS PostgreSQL Deployment with pgAdmin 4Yogesh Mahajan —8/17/2022
This blog explains and provides a walkthrough of the pgAdmin AWS RDS deployment wizard which can be used to deploy a new PostgreSQL database in the Amazon AWS cloud and register it with pgAdmin so you can begin working with it immediately.
Webinar Recap: How Open Source Unlocks Data Freedom and Mission Success for Government AgenciesEDB Team—8/12/2022
“Unlocking Data Freedom: How Open Source Contributes to Mission Success” brought together EDB’s CTO for North America Public Sector Jeremy Wilson and FEC Technical Lead Laura Beaufort to discuss the ways they believe government agencies can take advantage of open source technology to embrace modern IT strategies.
Remote DBA Service: Powering Your DBA Needs from Compute to CloudKanchan Mohitey—8/11/2022
Postgres popularity and adoption is soaring and there is no denying the fact that Postgres has emerged as a leading choice of RDBMS in Open Source. Organizations across the world and of various sizes are acknowledging the benefits of Open Source for ...
Release Radar: Announcing Support for Azure Ultra Disks on BigAnimalEDB Team—7/19/2022
Now, when you use Azure as your cloud provider, you can provision your BigAnimal clusters using Ultra Disks and access up to 65 TB and 160,000 IOPS.
BigAnimal: Fully managed PostgreSQL in the cloud
BigAnimal features Oracle compatibility, built-in high availability, and 24/7 support from our team of PostgreSQL experts.Learn more
Demo of Oracle SQL compatibility in BigAnimal
BigAnimal lets you run Oracle SQL queries in the cloud via EDB Postgres Advanced Server. Watch the video, or load up psql and follow along.Learn more