The EDB Blog

December 4, 2018

Co-Authored by Dave Page & Devrim Gunduz

EnterpriseDB is about to announce the release of EnterpriseDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) 11, with lots of new and exciting features.

Starting with v11, EnterpriseDB will stop building “1 Click” installers for Linux, and move to native packaging for all supported distributions. EDB released RPMs for RHEL, CentOS and SLES a couple of years ago, and this year we will support native packages on Debian 9 (Stretch) and Ubuntu 18.04 as well. 

The PostgreSQL community already provides native packages on a number of platforms, and it is considered the best way to install PostgreSQL on those platforms. EDB is now bringing this enhancement to our products as well.

Installers have been used widely and are very useful to many customers. However, they also come with a number of significant disadvantages on Linux platforms.

>> Read more about these disadvantages on Postgres Rocks.

Devrim Gündüz is a Principal Systems Engineer at EnterpriseDB and supports the services and sales teams. He has been working on PostgreSQL since 1998, and started contributing to the community in 2002. He leads the community's YUM repository, and also builds PostgreSQL-related packages for...