The EDB Blog

The latest thought leadership pieces from EDB, including company and PostgreSQL announcements

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Tool Time: Replication and Failover

Jason Davis June 3, 2014

With more than 2,400 customers, EnterpriseDB is well positioned to learn a great deal from Postgres users and gain deep insight into their needs and...

The Elephant Trumpets – PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta is Here

Keith Alsheimer May 30, 2014

The PostgreSQL community recently unveiled its next release with a PostgreSQL 9.4 beta candidate for public review and comment. This much-anticipated...

Mastering the Postgres Rollout

Marc Linster May 26, 2014

That famous journey began simply—just follow the yellow brick road. But as we all learned, that pretty little lane entered some pretty challenging...

Monitoring approach for Streaming Replication with Hot Standby in PostgreSQL 9.3.

Vibhor Kumar May 21, 2014

.inline-cta { margin: 11px 0; } .inline-cta.cta-tall { margin: 30px 0; } .inline-cta b { font-size: 18px; } The people using PostgreSQL and the...

PostgreSQL Pro: Gilt CTO Mike Bryzek

Keith Alsheimer May 16, 2014

Online shopping innovator Gilt.com has something for everyone, including the technologist. A leader in experiential e-commerce, Gilt.com has built up...

Write Operation: MongoDB Vs PostgreSQL 9.3 (JSON)

Vibhor Kumar May 15, 2014

PostgreSQL 9.3 has lot of new improvement like the addition of new operators for JSON data type in postgreSQL, that prompted me to explore its...

You Just Want a Humvee of a Database

Keith Alsheimer May 13, 2014

The rise and fall of the Humvee have a few lessons for us in the database industry. Short of the artillery, some of the coolest features of the Humvee...

Troubleshooting Database Corruption

Robert Haas May 13, 2014

When your database gets corrupted, one of the most important things to do is figure out why that happened, so that you can try to ensure that it doesn't happen again. After all, there's little point in going to a lot of trouble to restore a corrupt database from backup, or in attempting to repair the damage, if it's just going to get corrupted again. However, there are times when root cause analysis must take a back seat to getting your database back on line.

Pit Row: Getting Your Postgres Database to the Starting Line

Marc Linster May 7, 2014

Pay a visit to Pit Row at a race like the Daytona 500 and you’ll find teams crawling around the stock cars carrying bolt blasters, socket wrenches and...

Postgres Hibernator: Reduce Planned Database Down Times

enterprisedb enterprisedb April 30, 2014

TL;DR: Reduce planned database down times by about 97%, by using Postgres Hibernator. DBAs are often faced with the task of performing some...