The EDB Blog

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

Recent Posts

Old-style Lock-in vs. Next-gen Database Federation with Postgres

enterprisedb enterprisedb July 17, 2014

Recent big data news showed finally there was some recognition by Oracle that enterprises might have more than one database vendor in their...

New PostgreSQL Tools are the Latest in EDB’s Community Contributions

Gary Carter July 2, 2014

EnterpriseDB has long had a close and meaningful relationship with the open source PostgreSQL community. This takes shape in a number of ways, from...

Switchover/Switchback in PostgreSQL 9.3

Vibhor Kumar June 30, 2014

PostgreSQL 9.3 has two key software updates making switchover/switchback easier in High Availability configurations. First, let’s address the software...

SQL Server Users: What You Don't Know About PostgreSQL Can Cost You

Gary Carter June 24, 2014

PostgreSQL has advanced significantly in features and capabilities in recent releases, prompting companies worldwide to accelerate their adoption of...

This is Your Brain, In PostgreSQL

Keith Alsheimer June 20, 2014

It’s called the brain of the database. The optimizer in PostgreSQL interprets SQL queries and determines the fastest method of execution. That’s...

Parallelism in PostgreSQL Comes to Life

Keith Alsheimer June 18, 2014

One of the development goals for PostgreSQL is expanding parallelism on the server side. Postgres already supports full parallelism in coding on the...

How Postgres Can Become the Hub of Your Data Center

Keith Alsheimer June 11, 2014

Postgres has the unique ability to act as a powerful data aggregator in many data centers. Bruce Momjian, EnterpriseDB senior database architect and...

Linux Disables vm.zone_reclaim_mode by Default

Robert Haas June 10, 2014

Last week, Linus Torvalds merged a Linux kernel commit from Mel Gorman disabling vm.zone_reclaim_mode by default. I mentioned that this change might...

I know greater-than-or-equal-to when I see it!

Keith Alsheimer June 6, 2014

Our own Noah Misch gave a comprehensive presentation on the operator class facility during the recent PG Con conference. Held last month in Ottawa, PG...

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...