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EDB Reference Architectures

EDB Reference Architectures

Dave Page Sep 18, 2020

PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) are incredibly flexible database servers that offer an almost infinite variety of options for...

Monitoring System Activity

Monitoring System Activity with the New system_stats Extension for PostgreSQL

Dave Page Jul 22, 2020

The team at Enterprise DB is pleased to announce the release of its new system_stats extension for Postgres and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. What is...

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 2: Authentication

How Secure is your Postgres? Part 2: Authentication

Dave Page Jul 15, 2020

This is the second of a series of blog posts that will help you examine the security of your Postgres deployment from end to end. The vast majority of...

How Secure is your Postgres?

How to Secure PostgreSQL: Security Hardening Best Practices & Tips

Dave Page Jul 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...

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Postgres Enterprise Manager Architecture

Dave Page Nov 19, 2019

Postgres Enterprise Manager or PEM is a comprehensive monitoring and management solution for PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) from EnterpriseDB. It is a distributed application with a number of components that can be installed in many different configurations. The following sections explain what those components are, what their purpose is, and how they work.

A Discussion of High Availability Options for Postgres in Containers

Dave Page Jul 30, 2019

A Comparison of EDB Postgres Failover Manager, Patroni, and Stolon Clustered containers running Postgres (either PostgreSQL or EDB Postgres™ Advanced...

Perspective on the Release of PostgreSQL 11

Dave Page Oct 23, 2018

Looking back at recent releases of the PostgreSQL database it is interesting to speculate whether there is an overall theme and if you can tie it to...

Why Do We Install Software As Root ?

Dave Page Sep 11, 2018

Why do we install as root? A couple of common questions I hear from customers (usually long-time users of a particular database from Redwood) via our...

Deciding on Your Open Source Strategy

Dave Page Jan 4, 2018

When it comes to enterprises deciding on whether to adopt open source software or commercial software based on open source it can lead to fierce...

Postgres 10 is a Milestone Reflecting the Vitality of this Open Source Community

Dave Page Nov 2, 2017

The world in which PostgreSQL operates today is very different from its origins in 1986. Where once PostgreSQL might have been considered an academic...