The EDB Blog

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

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Postgres Pulse Insights

Should You Ever Use Synchronous Replication in PostgreSQL?

Jamie Watt July 2, 2020

A PostgreSQL Database Failure and a Failover A customer reached out to the Support team on a random Tuesday, some months ago. They had experienced a...

How Secure is your Postgres?

How to Secure PostgreSQL: Security Hardening Best Practices & Tips

Dave Page July 1, 2020

Securing data is mission-critical for the success of any enterprise, as well as for the safety of its customers. This article is intended as a...

Postgres Vision 2020 Virtual Event Highlights

Postgres Vision 2020 Virtual Event Highlights

Meaghan Moraes June 23, 2020

We just rolled out our first large-scale virtual event, Postgres Vision 2020! The conference sparked a lot of opportunity and excitement over the past...

EDB Coming Soon to IBM Cloud Databases

EDB Coming Soon to IBM Cloud Databases

Karin Lauria June 22, 2020

Many organizations are sold on the benefits of running databases in the cloud, such as reduced costs and scalability. But it’s not always perfect. In...

Why Mastercard's Secret to Zero Downtime is PostgreSQL

Why Mastercard's Secret to Zero Downtime is PostgreSQL

Gordon Platt June 19, 2020

Mastercard has used an array of database technologies, including Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Cassandra, Hadoop, DB2 and PostgreSQL, for years...

Why IKEA Retail Chose Postgres

Why IKEA Retail Chose Postgres

Dinesh Adhikari June 15, 2020

Database technologies have significantly evolved over the past few years. Historically, relational databases were most popular; however, other types...

PostgreSQL Support: Why Is It So Important?

PostgreSQL Support: Why Is It So Important?

Jamie Watt June 12, 2020

Open source and purely commercial databases have been living together for a long time, but the open-source model continues to gain more and more...

Quick and Reliable Failure Detection with EDB Postgres Failover Manager

Quick and Reliable Failure Detection with EDB Postgres Failover Manager

Vibhor Kumar June 10, 2020

This blog is part of a series of blogs on best practices for high availability. In previous blogs, we discussed What Does High Availability Really...

Gartner Report 2020: How to Succeed at Database and DBMS Migration

Gartner Report 2020: How to Succeed at Database and DBMS Migration

Meaghan Moraes June 4, 2020

According to Gartner and their strategic planning assumptions, “by 2023 over 70% of organizations will need to migrate to a new Database Management...

Postgres: A Strategic Tool When Deployed Properly

Postgres: A Strategic Tool When Deployed Properly

Marc Linster June 3, 2020

This article summarizes best practices and lessons learned from working with large and mid-size companies in their deployment of Postgres. Some...