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Ideal Databases as a service (DBaaS) CharacteristicsStacy Scoggins—1/12/2022
This paper/blog/document defines a Database as a Service (DBaaS) and delineates the ideal characteristics of a DBaaS.
PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Dr. Michael Stonebraker on Key Cloud Considerations for Your DatabasesJan Karremans—1/4/2022
As Turing Award winner Dr. Michael Stonebraker said in his Postgres Build 2021 keynote: "You are going to move to the cloud." Not just bits and pieces, but hook, line, and sinker. Not just your applications, but your databases as well.
Moving From Oracle to the Cloud? Don’t Limit Your OptionsEDB Team—11/22/2021
Check out our recent webinar, discussing the new options that enterprises have at their fingertips as they look to move from Oracle to the cloud—as well as why so many are considering making the jump.
Introducing BigAnimal, EDB’s Fully Managed Postgres Database in the CloudEd Boyajian—11/2/2021
Today, EDB announced the general availability of BigAnimal, EDB’s fully managed PostgreSQL database in the cloud.
5 Cloud Architecture Considerations That Every Enterprise Should KnowDave Page—10/20/2021
Running databases in the cloud offers the promise of more efficient operations and greater agility. However, there are important architectural and management decisions that most people don’t consider.
Migrating Postgres to the CloudBruce Momjian—10/18/2021
Practical steps and considerations for cloud migration when moving a database application from on-premises, VMs, and Kubernetes to the cloud or IaaS and DBaaS providers. Here is a short list of things that need to be considered before migrating from on-premise to cloud.
Postgres Vision 2021 Session Spotlight: Are Cloud Postgres Database-as-a-services All They're Cracked Up to Be?EDB Team—10/13/2021
In this post, we'll recap the on-demand session, Hands On Comparison: Are Cloud Postgres Database-as-a-services All They're Cracked Up to Be? by EDB's Senior Sales Engineer, Tom Rieger and Performance Engineer, Mark Wong.
4 Ways Your Cloud Provider's Native PostgreSQL Can Hold Back Application DevelopmentEDB Team—10/12/2021
Whether you’ve chosen Amazon Web Services (which has two cloud PostgreSQL offerings - RDS and Aurora), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform, here are four things to consider before you finalize your decision.
Do Database Specialists Matter When You Move to the Cloud?Marc Linster—10/7/2021
Database specialists are more important than ever. The platform provider and the software specialist each have their own important roles in support, bug fixing, and more. So is trusting a cloud platform provider with the software just as foolish as trusting a software provider with the cloud platform?
Webinar Recap: Five Questions to Ask When Moving Postgres to Microsoft AzureEDB Team—8/4/2021
Find the solutions to five common challenges organizations face when moving Postgres to Microsoft Azure in this webinar led by Chief Technology Officer Benjamin Anderson and EDB Product Management Director, Aislinn Wright
EDB Cloud Sizing Guide for Amazon Web Services (AWS)Stacy Scoggins—7/20/2021
In this blog post, we're covering general sizing information for PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) when deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as Infrastructure as a Server (IaaS) with Field CTO Stacy Scoggins.
Get More Out of edb-ansible Scripts: Creating “Inventories” in Ansible TowerDoug Ortiz—5/4/2021
Continuing our series about integrating EDB “edb-ansible” scripts with Ansible Tower v3.8.1, our previous post was about: Creating “Credentials” for “edb-ansible” Scripts in Ansible Tower. In this fourth post of the series we will be looking at: Crea ...
Get More Out of edb-ansible Scripts: Creating “Credentials” in Ansible TowerDoug Ortiz—4/22/2021
Continuing our blog series on integrating EDB “edb-ansible” scripts with Ansible Tower v3.8.1, this third post of the series will cover Creating “Credentials” for “edb-ansible” Scripts in Ansible Tower. Our previous post walked through Creating “Proj ...
Get More Out of edb-ansible Scripts: Creating Ansible Tower ProjectsDoug Ortiz—3/11/2021
As part of our never-ending quest at EDB to innovate and integrate with other products, we continue our series about integrating EDB “edb-ansible” scripts with Ansible Tower with this second blog post. In our previous post, Ansible Tower and Postgres ...
5 Common Challenges For New Arrivals to PostgreSQL in the CloudJamie Watt—8/18/2020
“The cloud” feels like it’s been a thing for about, well, forever at this point. Yet, we see many customers who are just beginning to explore their options with the most popular providers. The catalyst is rarely a burning desire ...
Why Remote DBAs Help Enterprises Boost Productivity and Cut CostsEDB Team—7/17/2020
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 b ...
Why Cloud Vendors Love Open SourceBruce Momjian—7/7/2020
Cloud vendors are barriers like department stores and supermarkets are barriers. But, people associate these entities with providing a huge variety of goods and services, all in one place — so how can that be a barrier? Well, that’s looking at it ...
Remote DBA & Cloud DBA Services: Powering Your DBA Needs from Compute to CloudKanchan Mohitey—5/28/2020
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 S ...
Technical PostgreSQL Support and DBA Services for AWS RDS and AzureBhavani Rao—4/2/2020
There is no question that PostgreSQL adoption is increasing exponentially. Organizations of all sizes are deploying PostgreSQL for a variety of database workloads. As a result, you can find PostgreSQL everywhere—in your OS with Red Hat Ente ...
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