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Video: PostgreSQL Security Features - Password Profiles

Video: PostgreSQL Security Features - Password Profiles

Marc Linster Jan 5, 2021

A password profile is a named set of password attributes that allow a DBA to easily manage a group of Postgres roles (or users) that share comparable...

“PostgreSQL COPY FROM PROGRAM” is not a vulnerability

“PostgreSQL COPY FROM PROGRAM” is not a Vulnerability

Marc Linster Dec 21, 2020

Computer Weekly reported on a CVE in Postgres that was exploited by PGMiner, This CVE had been previously reported in 2019, and the Postgres community has disputed that this is a vulnerability.

Video: Applying PostgreSQL Security to the AAA Framework

Video: Applying PostgreSQL Security to the AAA Framework

Marc Linster Nov 2, 2020

When applying PostgreSQL security features to the AAA framework—which stands for Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing—step one is...

EDB to Community - Acquisition Statement

EDB to Community - Acquisition Statement

Marc Linster Oct 6, 2020

This is a very exciting time for the PostgreSQL world. Never before has such a large number of committers, contributors, and advanced users been under...

What's New in PostgreSQL 13

What’s New in PostgreSQL 13?

Marc Linster Sep 23, 2020

PostgreSQL 13 is here, and as always EDB is proud to be among the many global contributors who made this happen. This year there’s not one headline...

Postgres: A Strategic Tool When Deployed Properly

Postgres: A Strategic Tool When Deployed Properly

Marc Linster Jun 3, 2020

This article summarizes best practices and lessons learned from working with large and mid-size companies in their deployment of Postgres. Some...

A Review of 4 Top PostgreSQL Books

A Review of 4 Top PostgreSQL Books

Marc Linster May 8, 2020

When I first started looking into Postgres, there were very few books in bookstores (yes, those still existed - that was a long time ago) and the only...

Native Packaging Makes Postgres Installation More Manageable & Secure

Optimizing Performance and Security in Postgres with Platform Native Packaging

Marc Linster Apr 15, 2020

Several years ago, EnterpriseDB (EDB) decided to deprecate the one-click installers for Linux in favor of native packages. EDB still provides and...

Top Tools to Manage Postgres in an Enterprise: Administration, Performance, High Availability, and Migration

Top Tools to Manage Postgres in an Enterprise: Administration, Performance, High Availability, and Migration

Marc Linster Apr 8, 2020

This blog post lists tools for managing Postgres in the enterprise for administration, performance tuning, recovery, oracle to Postgres migration and high availability. While this is a big topic, there are common denominators that we have seen in many Postgres projects.

Postgres Pulse Insights

Introducing Postgres Pulse: Insights & Live Q&A with Postgres Experts

Marc Linster Mar 25, 2020

We get numerous tech issues and common database symptoms flagged to our team on a daily basis. And given the current landscape fraught with...