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Announcing the Beta Launch of Extreme High Availability on EDB BigAnimal, Powered by EDB Postgres DistributedEDB Team—6/29/2022
Extreme High Availability clusters are powered by EDB Postgres Distributed, a logical replication tool that delivers more advanced cluster management compared to a physical replication based system.
Find the Right PostgreSQL Cloud Service For YouEDB Team—6/28/2022
Enterprises are increasingly moving their mission-critical application databases to the cloud. A new white paper from dbInsight discusses this phenomenon and offers a guide to what to look for in a cloud database-as-a-service solution.
Release Radar: BigAnimal Generally Available on AWSEDB Team—5/5/2022
BigAnimal is EDB’s fully managed Postgres database in the cloud and includes built-in Oracle compatibility and EDB’s Postgres expertise. BigAnimal on AWS comes with all of the key capabilities you need for your enterprise applications.
Choose Your Own Adventure: Test Drive BigAnimal in AWSChristina Wong—4/6/2022
Now, with this latest release, you can choose your own adventure, and test drive BigAnimal on AWS or Azure. With a single user interface, you can connect your Azure applications to BigAnimal one day, and your AWS application the next.
Release Radar: Leverage Azure Monitor Workbooks for Your BigAnimal ClustersEDB Team—4/6/2022
We’ve built Workbooks for your BigAnimal clusters that are accessible directly from the Azure Portal with no need for you to take any extra steps. Let’s get into how to find and interpret the Workbook for your cluster.
PostgresBuild 2021 Session Highlights: Dr. Michael Stonebraker on Acceleration and the Future of CloudJan Karremans—3/31/2022
The founder of what we, today, know as Postgres offers guidelines for the future of the cloud. Not only from a historical perspective, but very much forward-looking.
Release Radar: BigAnimal Expands Support for Compute ChoicesEDB Team—3/30/2022
BigAnimal, EDB’s fully managed cloud Postgres database, runs in your Azure account on Azure instances. The EDB team is happy to announce that BigAnimal now supports new compute choices, for a total of 5 supported Azure instance series.
Top 4 Considerations for Adopting Cloud Database ServicesEDB Team—3/3/2022
Recently, the EDB team hosted a webinar entitled "Top 4 Considerations for Adopting Cloud Database Services," highlighting the motivating factors behind adopting cloud database services
Why Developers Love Fully Managed PostgreSQL Databases in the Cloud (Part 2)EDB Team—2/24/2022
We're digging deep into specific facets of adopting fully managed PostgreSQL: namely deployment with the help of EDB's own Vibhor Kumar and Doug Ortiz. Here's why this matters to developers.
Why Developers Love Fully Managed PostgreSQL Databases in the Cloud (Part 1)EDB Team—2/14/2022
When it comes to fully managed PostgreSQL databases in the cloud, we’ve seen, by far, the most enthusiasm from developers. This blog post is the beginning of our series exploring why.
EDB Expands Deployment Options for PostgreSQL Database Architecture by Partnering with NutanixEDB Team—2/9/2022
Nutanix AHV offers the ability to deploy and manage enterprise applications across numerous types of clouds. It provides powerful virtualization capabilities such as core VM operations, live migration, VM high availability, and virtual network management.
Announcing the BigAnimal Self-Service Free TrialChristina Wong—2/4/2022
SaaS is more than just providing a great experience when you’re working on projects. SaaS is a mindset for the BigAnimal team. We want to make your experience learning about BigAnimal to provide you what you need, when you need it
NTT DATA ABIC Provides Low-Cost, High-Reliability Cloud Services to Japanese Financial Institutions with the Help of EDBEDB Team—1/31/2022
NTT DATA ABIC switched their underlying database from Oracle to EDB Postgres Advanced Server. As a result, NTT DATA ABIC provides users with high-value solutions that stand out in terms of cost, reliability, functionality, and convenience.
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.
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