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By Jamey Hanson
NOTE:  This post uses a subset of ~10,000 JSON song files from the Million Song Database (MSD) project. Beware, this is a fun and addictive dataset to work with JSON files! JSON has fast become the de facto language of data interchange. It is a simple way for data to be represented as it is passed around between various services. The PostgreSQL...
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By Beth O'Byrne
The database market is undergoing a transformation, and it’s affecting both the IT department as well as the finance department in businesses today. In fact, as data – and its management and security – becomes increasingly important to business success, the most enduring collaborations in many organizations are being formed between finance and IT...
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By Fred Dalrymple
It’s official – Postgres is taking the world by storm, and the proof is in the clouds. Bad jokes aside, it’s been a busy month for EnterpriseDB as we roll out new partnerships with major cloud platforms in Asia. The recent collaborations we’ve done with Alibaba’s cloud division Aliyun in China and KT Corp.’s uCloud in South Korea prove the...
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By Fred Dalrymple
The Cloud and DevOps are made for each other. Both allow businesses to speed product time-to-market, both move beyond traditional processes with streamlined new approaches, and both require cultural changes to be fully successful. And when used together, the results are greater than the sum of the parts. DevOps is a software development technique...
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By Keith Alsheimer
PostgreSQL is taking a more prominent role in the data center. That’s the bottom line of the “PostgreSQL Adoption Survey 2015,” conducted by EnterpriseDB in May among users of the open source database. Adoption is rising with more users than two years ago, when the survey was last conducted, and more are deploying PostgreSQL (also called Postgres...
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By Abbas Butt
Back in March, we wrote about the advances EnterpriseDB was working on to make Postgres Plus Advanced Server compatible with XA interface. If you recall, “the purpose of XA compatibility is to support distributed transactions in a heterogeneous environment. As an XA compatible database, Postgres Plus can participate in a distributed transaction as...
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By Mathieu LeFaucheur
The expanding demand for Postgres across Europe prompted EnterpriseDB (EDB) to raise its profile. My joining EDB to lead the sales and partner development efforts in France was a part of EDB's expansion in Europe. On June 12, EDB rolled out an in-person initiative to introduce its Postgres Plus Advanced Server to prospective customers during a...
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By Jason Davis
EnterpriseDB and Lenovo have been working together to promote a powerful yet cost-effective choice for customers of Lenovo’s X6 line of enterprise servers. EDB’s engineering team got hold of a Lenovo 3850 X6 and decided to put it through the paces with Postgres Plus Advanced Server (PPAS) 9.4 and a pre release version of the 9.5 database. The...
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By Jeannot Bos
Dutch MP Astrid Oosenbrug delivered the opening keynote during an EnterpriseDB seminar in The Hague, Netherlands on the Dutch government’s use of open source software. It’s been a topic of lingering debate in the Netherlands. Since the early 2000’s a number of initiatives to make open source mandatory were largely unsuccessful. This year however,...
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By Pierre Fricke
Database Administrators wrestle with a range of issues to keep the enterprise’s critical data infrastructure running well with virtually no downtime. Not only do they face issues of management and monitoring databases on a continuing basis, but DBAs must also ensure the database infrastructure’s ability to keep running in the event of failure....
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