Recent Posts
Running EDB Postgres Failover Manager Without Sudo
April 24, 2018
In the default mode of operation, EDB Postgres Failover Manager (EFM) agents run as the ‘efm’ operating system user. The agent uses sudo to perform...
EnterpriseDB Updates Tools, and Enhances Security and Alerting
April 19, 2018
Database administrators need tools for database maintenance, performance optimization, and configuration as well as creating a highly available...
Intermediate Certificates
April 10, 2018
I previously mentioned the importance of high quality documentation, so we are always looking for improvements. This email thread from 2013 attempted...
Encryption Module in EDB Postgres Earns FIPS 140-2 Validation
April 06, 2018
U.S. government agencies and other organizations that require higher levels of security now have another green light on the road to open source. The...
Wal and Xlog
April 03, 2018
Postgres isn't the best at naming things. Of course, there is the old computer saying, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache...
Containing Bloat with Partitions
March 27, 2018
PGConf India 2018 attracted a large number of PostgreSQL users and developers. I talked about "query optimization techniques for partitioned tables...
Simple Ways to Protect Your Postgres Servers from an Unlikely Attack Vector: A Rogue Picture of Scarlett Johansson
March 21, 2018
Imperva, a provider of data and application security solutions, is actively running a research effort with the express goal of identifying attack...
Zheap: A Storage Engine to Provide Better Control Over Bloat
March 20, 2018
In the past few years, PostgreSQL has advanced a lot in terms of features, performance, and scalability for many core systems. However, one of the...
Introduction to Parallel Sequential Scan
March 13, 2018
In this video, we will have a look at how parallel sequential scan can be used in EDB Postgres Advanced Server to enhance the performance of the...
Creating a Data Redaction Capability to Meet GDPR Requirements Using EDB Postgres
March 06, 2018
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) goes into effect on May 25, 2018 throughout the European Union. The regulation focuses on the secure...

Top Authors

Ken Rugg is EDB's Chief Product and Strategy Officer and is charged with leading the company's...

Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on Po...

Devrim Gündüz is a Principal Systems Engineer at EnterpriseDB and supports the services and sa...

Eric McCormack is a Senior Architect at EnterpriseDB. He has more than 20 years experience in ...

Dave has been actively involved in the PostgreSQL Project since 1998, as the lead developer of...