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Parallel Index Scans

Parallel Index Scans in PostgreSQL

EDB Team June 12, 2018

There is a lot to say about parallelism in PostgreSQL. We have come a long way since I wrote my first post on this topic (Parallel Sequential Scans)...

Postgres Vision 2018

Postgres Vision 2018 Day Two Recap

Ken Rugg June 8, 2018

That’s a wrap! Another Postgres Vision is now in the books and it was a resounding success. The EDB team took to Cambridge to host our 3rd annual...

Data Maturity Curve

Opening Day for Postgres Vision 2018

Marc Linster June 6, 2018

Yesterday, we kicked off Postgres Vision 2018, the enterprise Postgres event, in Cambridge, MA. This 3rd annual event is at the Royal Sonesta hotel...


Containers: A Hype Machine Becomes the Real Deal

Ken Rugg May 31, 2018

A few short years ago, I recall attending a conference where the goal was to title your presentation with the word “Docker” in as many times as...

Apple Crop

Find the Right Version of BART and Pgpool II

ahsan hadi May 29, 2018

We encounter some confusion around which versions of EDB Postgres Backup and Recovery Tool (BART) are supported with which version of our database...

Built-in Sharding for PostgreSQL

Robert Haas May 22, 2018

Built-in sharding is something that many people have wanted to see in PostgreSQL for a long time. It would be a gross exaggeration to say that...

GDPR Will Turn DBAs Into Superheroes

Marc Linster May 18, 2018

The world is awash with statistics about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and depending on who you believe, companies are either...

Row Movement Across PostgreSQL Partitions Made Easy

Amit Khandekar May 15, 2018

Before declarative partitioning was introduced in PostgreSQL 10, one had to use table inheritance. One of the main drawbacks of using table...

GDPR Could Become a Costly Millstone that Slows Down Business Agility

Ken Rugg May 10, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been one of the large ticket items for IT departments in the last year. According to PWC, 68% of...

SERIALIZABLE in PostgreSQL 11... and beyond

Thomas Munro May 8, 2018

Thanks to the tireless work of Google Summer of Code student Shubham Barai with the support of reviewers, a mentor, and a committer, PostgreSQL 11...