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Partition-wise Joins: “Divide and Conquer" for Joins Between Partitioned Table
January 02, 2018
Unlike inheritance-based partitioning, declarative partitioning introduced in PostgreSQL 10 leaves nothing to infer about how the data is divided...
Top 10 Countdown - EDB Blog Reader Favorites for 2017
December 27, 2017
As we approach year end, our EDB team was inspired to take a look back at our blog posts from the year and see what topics resonated the most with...
MVCC and VACUUM
December 19, 2017
Experienced PostgreSQL users and developers rattle off the terms “MVCC” and “VACUUM” as if everyone should know what they are and how they work, but...
Master Your Database Domain
December 15, 2017
The increasing deployment of Postgres has brought about new demands for features, capabilities, and tools from developers and database administrators...
Be Sure to Stop Your Backups!
December 12, 2017
This article is about using pg_stop_backup() when setting up Streaming Replication. It is not an article about backup/restore methodology or policy...
Postgres vs. PostgreSQL
December 07, 2017
I have been with the project long enough to remember how the project got the name "PostgreSQL". In 1996, we inherited the name "Postgres95" from the...
4 Tips for Postgres Administration
December 05, 2017
Postgres Alerts It is cool to be able to stare at colorful graphs to see what Postgres is doing, but sometimes you just want to setup something, walk...
We Shouldn’t Be Surprised MongoDB Dropped Off This Year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant
November 29, 2017
*/ The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) packed a couple of surprises. High-flying NoSQL vendor...
PERCENT_RANK Vs. CUMM_DIST
November 14, 2017
During research for my Postgres Window Magic talk, I studied the unusual behavior of percent_rank and cumm_dist ( cumulative distribution ). The...
Amazon RDS and Aurora: The Golden Arches of Postgres?
November 09, 2017
Would Beyoncé still be Beyoncé if she couldn’t sing? She would of course technically be the same person, but think of how different her life would be...

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