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

Ken Rugg

Comparison of MongoDB vs. PostgreSQL

Ken Rugg Jul 1, 2019

Benchmarking is hard. Benchmarking databases is even harder. Benchmarking databases that follow different approaches (relational vs document) is...

How DBAs Can Survive and Thrive in a World of Agile Development

Ken Rugg May 1, 2019

DBAs: Become a Data Performance Pro In the days of cloud computing and agile development, it might seem that being a DBA is somewhat less appealing as...

Data Distribution in Postgres vs. MongoDB: Part 1

Ken Rugg Apr 24, 2019

Data Distribution 101 Data distribution plays an important role in today’s database world. Applications accessing and modifying data need operations...

Open Source Software in the Enterprise Has Never Been Healthier

Ken Rugg Jan 23, 2019

Recently I spotted a study by Digital Ocean on the adoption of open source that found more than half of developers are contributing to open source...

Is DocumentDB really PostgreSQL?

Is DocumentDB Really PostgreSQL?

Ken Rugg Jan 14, 2019

On Thursday I wrote about the new MongoDB compatible DocumentDB from AWS and its potential impact on MongoDB going forward. Following up from that, a...

MongoDB’s New License Model Won’t Save It From Competition With AWS

Ken Rugg Jan 10, 2019

Yesterday, AWS launched Amazon DocumentDB, which they describe as “a fast, scalable, and highly available document database that is designed to be...

Managing Database Security in the Era of Cloud and Automation

Ken Rugg Dec 20, 2018

There has been a lot of talk about database automation in the last six months and how, as if by magic, it will mean companies no longer have to worry...

The Power of SQL: Even the NoSQL Guys Seem to Be Coming Around

Ken Rugg Nov 21, 2018

SQL will be turning 50 by the end of the decade. For a technology that’s still widely in use today, that’s quite the achievement — but it’s no...

EDB Postgres Walking Among Giants in the Database Industry

Ken Rugg Oct 29, 2018

We’re extremely proud to once again be included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems. Reading through their...

Make Some Noise! PostgreSQL 11 is Here!

Ken Rugg Oct 18, 2018

There is a lot of excitement around today’s release of PostgreSQL 11 – the big annual software update that represents the combined efforts of everyone...