The EDB Blog

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

Keith Alsheimer

Plenty to Celebrate with Postgres the ‘DBMS of the Year’

Keith Alsheimer Feb 1, 2018

PostgreSQL has long been a popular database, loved by developers and database administrators for its ease of use, comprehensive and intuitive...

Top 10 Countdown - EDB Blog Reader Favorites for 2017

Keith Alsheimer Dec 27, 2017

As we approach year end, our EDB team was inspired to take a look back at our blog posts from the year and see what topics resonated the most with our...

Amazon RDS and Aurora: The Golden Arches of Postgres?

Keith Alsheimer Nov 9, 2017

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Opening Day for Postgres Vision 2017

Keith Alsheimer Jun 28, 2017

The sharpest minds in data management gathered for Postgres Vision 2017 this week in Boston to begin shaping a future with open source for harvesting...

The Data Platform for Crossing the Enterprise ‘Digital Divide’

Keith Alsheimer Feb 20, 2017

To succeed in today’s fast-paced digital economy, companies must synthesize vast volumes of data from existing and new applications in order to better...

The Oracle SE2 Dilemma: Liberation or Consignation?

Keith Alsheimer Nov 16, 2016

Last November I wrote a blog, The Oracle SE2 Tea Party, about Oracle’s forced “upgrade” of its SE and SE1 customers to Oracle SE2 and the problems it...

Government Open Source Mandates Drive Postgres Adoption Worldwide

Keith Alsheimer Feb 19, 2016

The explosion in data created by mobile devices, the Internet of Things and social media are causing governing bodies worldwide to find new ways to...

The ORACLE© SE2 Tea Party

Keith Alsheimer Nov 24, 2015

As of December 1, 2015, Oracle® is no longer offering two of its most popular database license options, SE and SE1; replacing them instead with a new...

The People Choose PostgreSQL and EnterpriseDB’s Cloud

Keith Alsheimer Aug 20, 2015

PostgreSQL was the big winner in the 2015 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards. The most advanced open source database was voted best relational database by...

Momentous Day for Oracle Database Customers? Not Likely!

Keith Alsheimer Aug 10, 2015

A report in The Register claims Oracle is announcing new licensing terms – a Perpetual User License Agreement (PULA). According to the report, the...