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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...Read more
Postgres vs. PostgreSQL
December 12, 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...Read more
4 Tips for Postgres Administration
December 12, 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...Read more
We Shouldn’t Be Surprised MongoDB Dropped Off This Year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant
August 22, 2018
The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) packed a couple of surprises. High-flying NoSQL vendor MongoDB...Read more
PERCENT_RANK Vs. CUMM_DIST
April 23, 2018
During research for my Postgres Window Magic talk, I studied the unusual behavior of percent_rank and cumm_dist ( cumulative distribution ). The...Read more
Amazon RDS and Aurora: The Golden Arches of Postgres?
August 22, 2018
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...Read more
Storing the Original Time Zone
June 16, 2018
In a previous blog entry I suggested storing the original time zone offset in a separate column if clients need to know the stored time in the...Read more
Postgres 10 is a Milestone Reflecting the Vitality of this Open Source Community
August 21, 2018
The world in which PostgreSQL operates today is very different from its origins in 1986. Where once PostgreSQL might have been considered an academic...Read more
Materialized Views and Foreign Data Wrappers
April 16, 2018
You might know that Postgres supports materialized views and foreign data wrappers (fdw). Briefly, materialized views allow for queries to be...Read more
Containers: Impossible to Ignore and Just Might Change Everything
August 05, 2018
Virtual machines are by far the most prevalent deployment model for data centers – close to 99%. What was once a revolutionary idea has transformed...Read more

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Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on Po...

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