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Locking in PostgreSQL
January 20, 2011

Have you ever had one of those annoying problems where a query, or some kind of maintenance task such as vacuum, seems to hang, without making any...

PostgreSQL vs. SQL Server: Performance Comparison
December 20, 2010

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Will the Cloud obsolete the DBA?
November 12, 2010

I've had the privilege of being a database administrator for a long time, and have gotten the opportunity to work with many different databases on...

Database Reliability
August 4, 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 The database is usually a critical piece of infrastructure in an organization; when the database is down, many things stop...

Multi-Tenancy and Virtualization
July 29, 2010

In a recent blog post on Gigaom, Simeon Simeonov argues that virtualization is on the way out, and discusses VMware's move toward platform-as-a...

Postgres, Passwords and Installers
July 28, 2010

By far the most common issues we see reported with the "one-click" PostgreSQL installers that we build here at EnterpriseDB are password related. In this post I'll explain what the passwords are, why we need them, and how to reset them. Superuser Password

Scala PostgreSQL Access
July 8, 2010

Recently, I've been digging into Scala to understand how PostgreSQL would integrate inside of Scala code. Scala is an interesting language which runs...

Comparing VoltDB to Postgres, Postgres Plus Advanced Server
May 27, 2010

I've been asked a few times recently for my opinion on VoltDB, the new database server architected by the 'father' of Postgres, Dr. Michael Stonebraker so rather than repeating myself over and over again it seems like a good idea to write it all down.

Postgres vs. SQL Server
May 7, 2010

A colleague of mine (thanks Jimbo!) pointed me towards a benchmark comparison of Postgres 8.3.8 on RHEL 5.4 versus SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows...

Quick and Powerful Database with OpenOffice.org and Postgres
July 26, 2009

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past 3 years, you've heard of OpenOffice.org. Like most people, I've used the software a few times to...

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