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By alan santos
Database administrators are increasingly examining and adopting Postgres as a cost-effective alternative that maintains the performance, security and stability of traditional database vendors. A recent survey from EnterpriseDB revealed 37% of Postgres users have migrated existing applications from Oracle or Microsoft database systems to Postgres...
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By Pierre Fricke
Federal agencies face continued pressure to reduce costs across their organizations and technology programs are no exception. Government CIOs are tasked with examining their existing technologies to find potential cost savings with the goals of centralizing and optimizing their existing solutions. Open source technologies have become a new...
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By Bobby Bissett
We've posted two new videos about installing EDB Failover Manager and starting a new EFM cluster. The first video shows the installation and setup of EFM. The second shows the steps involved in starting a failover manager cluster. After the initial cluster has started, we show more information about the new .nodes file as nodes are added to the...
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By Mathieu LeFaucheur
Big Data has come to mean more than massive data loads. It has now come to encompass the ability to process multiple types of unstructured data and to link them to refine the company strategy. It is a complex challenge no question. Indeed, according to IDC, by 2020, the volume of data generated worldwide will have multiplied 10 times compared to...
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By Jason Davis
It doesn’t take a specialized solution to create an unstructured database to support workloads for emerging mobile, social and machine data. Certainly, NoSQL-only solutions have a place in the data center to meet the needs of specific applications. But Postgres has emerged with the capabilities to support most applications today’s enterprises...
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By Pierre Fricke
EnterpriseDB (EDB) and Lenovo are promoting a new high-performance, low-cost stack for the enterprise. Pairing the performance gains and costs savings of Lenovo’s new System x servers with EDB’s open source-based Postgres Plus Advanced Server gives businesses the scalability and performance for powering today’s data-intensive, mission-critical...
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By Jeannot Bos
In the Netherlands, municipal budgets have been under intense pressure. Since more must be done with less money, IT managers are looking for alternative database solutions to control IT costs. One of EnterpriseDB’s (EDB) partners in the Netherlands, PinkRoccade Local Government, helps governments develop their cloud-based applications on Postgres...
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By Bobby Bissett
EDB Failover Manager 2.0, released in June, included several changes from 1.X. The user's guide contains information on upgrading and a full description of the properties. This blog gives a little more detail about just some of the new features.   New 'efm' command The service interface now contains only the standard commands, such as start, stop...
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By Pierre Fricke
Recent weeks have been strange in the world of enterprise software. It is as though we have properly broken a cycle of frustration among enterprise customers. You recognize the cycle. That’s when end users – public and private – voice complaints, pundits postulate, and articles appear, but then everyone shrugs and goes back to the same old routine...
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By Keith Alsheimer
PostgreSQL was the big winner in the 2015 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards. The most advanced open source database was voted best relational database by the publication’s readership of senior IT managers, DBAs and corporate information project teams, beating out finalists Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. Postgres won a second recognition in the awards...
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