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Database from the 1980s needs time travel says author

Jun 16, 2022

It's back to the future for PostgreSQL as Michael Stonebraker lists priorities for the popular open-source system he helped create.

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Bain Capital Private Equity Invests in EDB

Jun 16, 2022

Bain Capital Private Equity has invested in EnterpriseDB, the owner of the Postgres platform.

Bain Capital makes majority growth investment in EnterpriseDB

Jun 16, 2022

EnterpriseDB has received a majority growth investment from Bain Capital Private Equity. The announcement did not disclose how much Bain Capital has invested. The deal will see no change in leadership and Green Hill Partners will continue to be a significant shareholder.

Looking ahead: How to create a multi-year datacentre capacity plan

Jun 16, 2022

Simon Riggs, Postgres fellow at EDB, points out that squaring monthly performance or annually recurring revenue with a demand for multi-year plans might not sit comfortably beside an agility mantra.

Bain Capital invests in EnterpriseDB

Jun 16, 2022

Bain Capital Private Equity has made a majority investment in EnterpriseDB, a provider of enterprise class software. No financial terms were disclosed. Great Hill Partners will remain a significant shareholder in EDB. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2022.

For a career in computing, ‘maths is not as important as communication’

Jun 4, 2022

Developer Laetitia Avrot unpicks some of the common misconceptions around computing careers and shares her advice for women in tech.

Into the Wild: EDB Release BigAnimal

May 19, 2022

EDB has announced the general availability of EDB BigAnimal on Amazon Web Services.

EDB Releases EDB BigAnimal DBaaS on AWS

May 19, 2022

EDB, the world leader in accelerating Postgres® in the enterprise, announced the general availability of EDB BigAnimal™ on Amazon Web Services.

EDB Releases EDB BigAnimal DBaaS on AWS

May 18, 2022

EDB, the world leader in accelerating Postgres in the enterprise, announced the general availability of EDB BigAnimal on Amazon Web Services(AWS), in addition to its current availability on Microsoft Azure.

EDB Releases EDB BigAnimal DBaaS on AWS

May 17, 2022

EDB, the world leader in accelerating Postgres in the enterprise, announced the general availability of EDB BigAnimal on Amazon Web Services (AWS), in addition to its current availability on Microsoft Azure.

EDB Accelerates Innovation with World’s First Openly Governed Postgres Operator for Kubernetes

May 16, 2022

EDB, the world leader in accelerating Postgres in the enterprise, announced the release of CloudNativePG, the first open source operator optimized for Kubernetes, and the submission of a Sandbox application to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

EDB unveils world-first openly governed Kubernetes Postgres operator

May 13, 2022

Postgres specialist EDB has announced the release of CloudNativePG, the first open source operator optimised for Kubernetes, and the submission of a sandbox application to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Women in Tech: “It’s possible for any woman with grit and passion to succeed”

May 13, 2022

A research study by The National Center for Women & Information Technology showed that “gender diversity has specific benefits in technology settings,” which could explain why tech companies have started to invest in initiatives that aim to boost the number of female applicants, recruit them in a more effective way, retain them for longer, and give them the opportunity to advance.

EDB Release First Open Source Operator

May 13, 2022

EDB has announced the release of CloudNativePG, the first open source operator optimized for Kubernetes, and the submission of a Sandbox application to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

EDB Accelerates Innovation with Openly Governed Postgres Operator for Kubernetes

May 12, 2022

EDB, a provider of software and services to accelerate Postgres in the enterprise, has announced the release of CloudNativePG, an open source operator optimized for Kubernetes, and the submission of a Sandbox application to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Improving the security standard of open source

May 10, 2022

The recent Log4Shell vulnerability has brought the open source software community to the center of the cybersecurity debate. The vulnerability found in the popular Log4j programming library, which is used in many Java applications and software programs on the Internet, has been described by some as "the most serious security breach ever".

Why Run Postgres in Kubernetes?

May 5, 2022

PostgreSQL is an amazing open source project that has contributed to innovation in the database management industry for the last two decades. Conceived by one of the luminaries of database science, Michael R. Stonebraker, PostgreSQL has become one of the most popular database management systems in the world, especially in virtualized and bare-metal installations.

CTO Sessions: Marc Linster, EDB

May 4, 2022

At EDB, we created the Office of the CTO to allow us to explore new technologies and work with strategic customers and partners. The Office of the CTO helps customers understand what’s possible and how to use Postgres in new ways to solve problems that were thus far reserved for established commercial databases.

Open-sourcing Twitter’s algorithms is more complex than Elon Musk implies

Apr 28, 2022

“Open sourcing Twitter’s algorithms has the potential to turn Twitter into a truly trusted platform, where users would understand why certain tweets show up on top of the list, and all concerns about behind-the-scenes secrecy or bias would be removed,” said Marc Linster, CTO at open source database firm EDB. “These concerns have been rampant with Google and Facebook. This open-sourcing move could be game-changing for social media overall.”

The recent data explosion is a security time bomb

Apr 28, 2022

Throughout the pandemic, much of our everyday lives moved online. With every package ordered and every new app signed up to, companies collected more and more data from customers.

EDB pitches open source alternative to Oracle for OSS, BSS applications

Apr 8, 2022

Oracle dominates the database software space, but recent enhancements made by software company EnterpriseDB to open source alternative Postgres mean it is now reliable to use for telecom OSS and BSS applications.

EDB: 'Open source offers new opportunities for the channel'

Apr 6, 2022

The shift to open source technologies has been accelerated by the large-scale digital transformation that businesses and governments have had to rapidly implement in their data management policies to be able to process many times more data than they processed in pre-pandemic times.

Financial Services Companies Turning to Open Source Databases to Drive Greater Agility and Smarter Decision-Making

Mar 30, 2022

Digitalization and the desire to build data-enabled business models is sweeping through the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) sector. Julian Moffett, CTO EDB BFSI, explains how BFSI companies are turning to open source databases, such as PostgreSQL, to unleash the potential of data within their organizations.

Why PostgreSQL Is the Right Database for Transformational Times

Mar 28, 2022

Choosing the right database is crucial. Marc Linster, Chief Technology Officer at EDB, discusses why PostgreSQL is a great choice during transformations.

Don't sell your soul to the cloud and show some love for your data

Mar 14, 2022

It can be tempting to hire a large cloud provider that positions itself as a one-stop shop. It's tempting, but it's not always a good idea.

Cracking the code on blockchain and crypto: What might adoption mean for datacentres?

Feb 25, 2022

A high share of datacentre customers look set to adopt blockchain technologies, including digital currencies, over the next few years.

Investing in open source databases

Feb 22, 2022

The transition from core systems to the cloud seems unstoppable. Yet, it is crucial that organizations keep an eye on the security of systems and data in the cloud.

Expect sales reps' calls if IT wants to ditch Oracle

Feb 15, 2022

Lindsay Clark, technology reporter with The Register UK, writes about a recent webinar with the CEO of Palisade Compliance and EDB President and CEO, Ed Boyajian. The article focuses on an allegation that “Oracle executives brief clients against plans to move away from Big Red's technology platforms.”

2022: the year of the open source tiger

Feb 1, 2022

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Amanda Brock, CEO of OpenUK, provides her 2022 predictions for open source technologies in the UK. 

Open-source code: How to stay secure while moving fast

Jan 26, 2022

Cloud CTO, Benjamin Anderson, discusses the need for Organizations to take time to carefully consider their approach to supply chain security to prepare for potential future security incidents, and to gain the full benefits of open source.

Five risks of moving your database to the cloud

Jan 25, 2022

Marc Linster, chief technology officer at EDB, urges companies to take time to understand and mitigate database service provider weaknesses as part of their cloud migration strategy. 

Operationalizing Analytics: The real value of data analytics goes beyond just telling you what happened or what will happen, but what you should do about it

Jan 21, 2022

Senior Director of Product Marketing, Dennis Duckworth, discusses the vital role data analytics plays in increasing a businesses agility and resilience.

Operationalizing Data Analytics Promises to Unlock Opportunities for Businesses to Achieve Better Results

Jan 21, 2022

When looking at analytics, it’s useful to consider the important role that relational database management systems play in the process.

Operationalizing Analytics

Jan 12, 2022

The real value of data analytics goes beyond just telling you what happened or what will happen, but what you should do about it. Dennis Ducksworth, Senior Director of Product Marketing for EDB, discusses opportunities for companies to achieve better business results by using data analytics in their daily operations.

Pandemic data bonanza is a security time bomb

Jan 10, 2022

VP & chief architect at EDB Dave Page discusses the need for companies to take a serious look at their data security measures as the rate at which customers are creating new data continues to sky-rocket during the pandemic.

Three misconceptions about IT careers - and why women should ignore them all

Jan 6, 2022

Laetitia Avrot, Senior Database Consultant at EDB and founder of Postgres Women, discusses some of the common misconseptions women have about careers in IT.

Database security concerns in the cloud

Dec 29, 2021

Should your organization move your database to the cloud? How well can cloud security concerns be mitigated?  Dave Page, Vice President and Chief Architect, Database Infrastructure, EDB, talks about what you should consider before you decide on an answer in this article. 

MySQL a 'pretty poor database' says departing Oracle engineer

Dec 6, 2021

You've collected your leaving card, novelty presents, and perhaps a bottle of wine – what's next on the list for the departing developer? For one, it's a blog rubbishing the technology he's been working on for five years. That was the choice of Steinar Gunderson, a former principal software engineer at Oracle and member of the MySQL optimiser team.

Channel Asia Innovation Awards: and the winners are…

Dec 2, 2021

Representing the entire ASEAN ecosystem, more than 220 finalists (including 65+ individuals) were honoured from a pool of over 90 organisations and more than 300 nominations, spanning partner, start-up, telco, vendor and distributor businesses.

Are You Getting the Most Value from Your Data in the Cloud?

Nov 30, 2021

Chief Technology Officer at EDB, Marc Linster, talks the importance of choosing a cloud provider that values your data just as much as your business does.

Database security concerns in the cloud

Nov 29, 2021

Should your organization move your database to the cloud? How well can cloud security concerns be mitigated? EDB VP and Chief Architect, Database Infrastructure Dave Page shares answers to these common questions with Cybersec Asia.

What you need to do to ensure the security of your database in the cloud

Nov 9, 2021

Cloud adoption has been arguably one of the most common strategies that organisations have taken to support remote work and undertake digital transformation. However, there are still incidences of many who have left open blindspots to losses and breaches by not ensuring the security of their data or resiliency of their databases. While the cloud vendors can help, ultimately the responsibilities to safeguard the data remain yours.

Database startups are gaining ground on titans like AWS and Oracle by catering to developers

Nov 8, 2021

A controversial leadership change and over 60 layoffs came soon after and made DataStax's future look uncertain. But Chet Kapoor, its new CEO, devised a plan: Strengthen the company's appeal to developers using its loyal community of users as a bulwark against competitors. This strategy isn't unique to DataStax. It's gaining ground across several database companies, including MongoDB, Conuent, EDB, and Couchbase, that are looking to challenge the database giants.

Business Leaders Are Changing Their Minds About Hybrid And Remote Work

Nov 7, 2021

Among knowledge-worker-intensive companies, there’s a big question of whether work-from home/work-from anywhere arrangements will remain in place in the post-Covid era, or whether management will get too nervous and reel everyone back into their offices. A recent survey suggests executives have seen the light when it comes to supporting at least partial remote work arrangements.

Storage news ticker – November 4

Nov 4, 2021

Database management company EDB has today announced GA of BigAnimal, the world’s first fully managed, open source PostgreSQL database in the cloud with compatibility for Oracle database technology.

Enterprise PostgreSQL Hits the Cloud as EDB’s ‘BigAnimal’

Nov 3, 2021

EDB yesterday took the wraps off BigAnimal, the name of its new fully managed PostgreSQL database running in the Azure cloud. With compatibility for Oracle’s database, BigAnimal looks to pilfer disgruntled database customers.

At the Helm of Starship EDB with Ed Boyajian

Nov 2, 2021

Ed Boyajian, CEO of EDB, is here to talk databases, but perhaps more importantly, to squelch some pronunciation issues! Postgres, via Ed, is a central topic to today’s discussion and Ed’s insight both personally and in regard to EDB, are quite enlightening.

EDB launches BigAnimal PostgreSQL cloud database service

Nov 2, 2021

EDB said today its PostgreSQL database-as-a-service cloud offering on Microsoft Azure is generally available. The new database service, which EDB has dubbed BigAnimal, brings a managed EDB PostgreSQL cloud database to users for the first time.

SQL Server on Linux: Canonical offers official support, AWS Babelfish helps users move to Postgres

Nov 2, 2021

Canonical is offering joint support with Microsoft for SQL Server on Ubuntu running on Azure, all while Amazon is nudging users towards PostgreSQL with general availability of the Babelfish compatibility extension, now open source.

EDB unleashes BigAnimal in the cloud

Nov 2, 2021

EDB, a.k.a. EnterpriseDB, is becoming a party animal with Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS). Believe it or not, this staid Boston area company is branding their new service BigAnimal.