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Expert Postgres Developer Andres Freund Joins EnterpriseDB

Sep 6, 2017


Freund’s arrival at EDB strengthens the company’s corps of developers that already include some of the most dedicated and influential members of the Postgres Community.

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EnterpriseDB Announces New Digital Badges for Postgres Certification

Aug 2, 2017


“Data professionals undergo rigorous training on database administration and best practices to achieve a Postgres certification from EDB, which is recognized throughout the industry,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development and Services. “Having a digital badge gives individuals a new career tool to demonstrate their knowledge and achievement.”

New EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager 7: Agile, Reliable, and Secure Management of Postgres

Jul 26, 2017


“Today’s administrators require greater flexibility in monitoring, managing, and optimizing database performance across a wider spectrum of global installations in their organizations,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development and Services, EDB. “EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager 7 is the most complete management tool in the marketplace for Postgres deployments.”

EnterpriseDB Expands Postgres Resources with Free Enterprise-class Training

Jun 27, 2017


“Professional training can make a difference in a DBA’s ability to maximize performance, scalability, and operational efficiency of Postgres workloads as well as leverage new data integration configurations and agile frameworks,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development and Services, EnterpriseDB. “Postgres technology development is accelerating and end users, whether they are just learning Postgres or catching up on the latest release, need reliable training they can trust.

EnterpriseDB Announces New ‘Postgres Rocks’ Online User Forum

Jun 27, 2017


“Most of the world’s leading brands are deploying Postgres to support new digital applications due to its multi-model utility and open source appeal,” said Ed Boyajian, President and CEO, EnterpriseDB. “As the leading developer of Postgres technology for the enterprise, EnterpriseDB has a deep capability to support data professionals seeking to maximize the use of Postgres for their organizations. Postgres Rocks is designed to be a premier destination for education, interaction, and collaboration for Postgres users across the globe.”  

McKinsey & Company Keynote to Spotlight Enterprise Agility at Postgres Vision 2017

Jun 6, 2017


Comella-Dorda works with organizations to define, develop, and implement digital solutions that achieve cost efficiencies, productivity gains, improved project management, and more effective enterprise architectures. In his past 10 years at McKinsey & Company, Santiago has specialized in helping clients streamline the process of evaluating digital tools for achieving better business performance and choosing the combination that best meets the needs of each unique enterprise.

EnterpriseDB and Hitachi Partner to Accelerate Digital Transformation with Postgres

May 17, 2017


“Organizations turn to Hitachi for help in modernizing their infrastructures because of the company’s expertise in building solutions with the latest technology. And today, latest technology means a multi-model database like EDB Postgres, supporting structured and unstructured data, in a high availability solution that meets the needs of today's agile and flexible digital applications,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development and Services, at EDB.

Lightning Talk Competition at Postgres Vision 2017 to Spotlight Individual Innovation

May 16, 2017


The Lightning Talks will illustrate Postgres capabilities and application scenarios, and demonstrate novel ways developers use Postgres to move data across enterprise networks. Most importantly, the Lightning Talks will give individuals with unique and innovative ideas an opportunity to showcase their ingenuity. To learn more about the Lightning Talks competition, click here. To submit a Lightning Talk, please email The deadline to submit is June 9, 2017.

EDB Postgres Delivers 92% Improvement for Costain’s London Traffic Monitoring System

May 10, 2017


“We achieved our goal of greater resiliency by combining EDB Postgres and the EDB Postgres Replication Server for strategic replication,” said Sibin Paul, Principal Engineer, Costain. “This configuration reduced the transition time from the primary system to the standby tunnel camera system from two minutes to 10 seconds—a 92% improvement.”

EnterpriseDB Integration With Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Provides New DevOps Efficiencies for Flexible Database Deployments

May 3, 2017


Red Hat designated EDB as a member of the OpenShift Primed program to acknowledge EDB’s development of a containerized EDB Postgres Platform. EDB Postgres Advanced Server (database) and EDB Postgres Backup and Recovery can be easily provisioned and managed through Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. EDB’s Red Hat-certified container images will be published in the Red Hat Container Catalog.

Esteemed Data Scientist Hilary Mason to Keynote Postgres Vision 2017

Apr 18, 2017


Hilary is an entrepreneur, technology adviser, startup counselor, and philanthropist whose endeavors have brought her recognition in the form of a coveted TechFellows Engineering Leadership award. She has also been named to the Forbes 40 Under 40 to Watch; the Crain’s New York 40 under 40; and the Fast Company Top 100 Most Creative People in Business.  

EnterpriseDB Announces Tokyo Digital Business Summit

Apr 12, 2017


The EnterpriseDB Summit 2017 aims to help Enterprise IT groups learn the capabilities of new technology platforms, and create a roadmap for them to implement and leverage these new technologies in the right places. Applications are becoming more complex to meet demands of digital business, and enterprises must provide responsive, interactive products and services that keep pace with new sources of data and enabling technologies to remain competitive.

EnterpriseDB Releases EDB Postgres Ark DBaaS on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace

Apr 3, 2017


“With EDB Postgres Ark, AWS users now have greater flexibility and control to deploy the EDB Postgres database platform into hybrid environments,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development. “EDB Postgres Ark simplifies the process of provisioning robust Postgres deployments, while taking advantage of the flexibility and power of cloud computing.”

EnterpriseDB to Spotlight Value of Combining Oracle and Open Source at COLLABORATE17 – IOUG Forum

Mar 31, 2017


Hensarling will deliver his presentation, titled Leveraging Open Data Management Solutions in Oracle Shops, on Tuesday, April 4, at 11 am at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

PostgreSQL Community Leaders from EnterpriseDB to Present at PGConf US 2017

Mar 29, 2017


Wednesday, March 29, at 3:50 pm Bruce Momjian, Co-founder and Core Team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, Committer for the open source project, and Senior Database Architect at EnterpriseDB, will present a talk titled MVCC Unmasked. In this advanced talk, Momjian will examine how Multi-Version Concurrency Control (MVCC) is implemented in PostgreSQL and how to optimize its use. Thursday, March 30, at 2:00 pm, 4:30 pm, and 6:00 pm

EnterpriseDB to Spotlight EDB Postgres Performance on IBM Power Systems at IBM InterConnect 2017

Mar 20, 2017


EnterpriseDB has a long-standing relationship with IBM, including EnterpriseDB’s collaboration with IBM on the development of its Linux on Power initiative. EnterpriseDB will show how the combination of EDB Postgres with IBM Power Systems can help CIOs to drive cost-optimized performance benefits and support new digital transformation initiatives while reducing spend. 

EnterpriseDB and Quest to Share Strategy for Digital Transformation with Postgres During Upcoming Webinar

Mar 20, 2017


WEBINAR REGISTRATION: DATE:               Thursday, March 23, 2017TIME:                12 pm ETREGISTER:      To register free, click here.

EnterpriseDB Postgres Engineers to Present at pgDay Asia 2017

Mar 17, 2017


The EnterpriseDB engineers will speak on Friday, March 17. Dilip Kumar, a Principal Engineer at EnterpriseDB, will deliver his presentation, What’s Coming Next in Parallel Query, at 11 am. PostgreSQL 9.6 added parallel processing capacity, and a series of patches for additional parallel processing features have been proposed for PostgreSQL 10. Kumar will provide an overview of new features and examine a performance analysis. 

IBM Power Systems and EDB Postgres Bring Low-Cost Hardware and Open Source-Based Database Solutions to the Nordics

Mar 13, 2017

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

The aim is to help organizations understand how to save money, improve agility, and drive performance improvements while maintaining enterprise ready database applications.

PostgreSQL Community Leader Bruce Momjian to Deliver Webinar with IBM on Open Standards for Digital Transformation

Mar 6, 2017


The two companies have a long-standing relationship, including EnterpriseDB’s collaboration with IBM on the development of its Linux on Power initiative. EnterpriseDB has optimized the EDB Postgres™ Advanced Server for the IBM Power® Systems product family, including the OpenPOWER LC and POWER8® server lines.

EnterpriseDB CMO Keith Alsheimer to Present at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Mar 3, 2017


Alsheimer will deliver his presentation, titled Will Digital Transformation Change You … or Break You? on Monday, March 6, at 11:45 am CT.  He will examine the enterprise imperative to synthesize vast volumes of data from existing and new applications in order to better serve customer needs. He will also address the challenge of optimizing new technologies that transform the data infrastructure and support new digital operational models, while illustrating how an open source-based architecture can spur digital transformation success.

Postgres Vision 2017 Announces Call for Papers

Feb 23, 2017


Postgres Vision 2017 is an international conference for technology and industry visionaries to explore the future of enterprise Postgres, open source, entrepreneurship, and innovation. The event will feature major figures in technology and government, thought leaders from across the open source ecosystem, and leading developers from the PostgreSQL Community. The agenda will include keynote sessions, informational panels, and presentations delivered across four tracks: business; open source community; DevOps; and technical workshops.

EnterpriseDB Vice President and PostgreSQL Community Leader Robert Haas to Present at PGConf India 2017

Feb 23, 2017


Haas will deliver his presentation, titled Moving PostgreSQL Forward, on Friday, March 3. He will examine the methodical process the PostgreSQL community employs to develop its code base and the impact it has on the timeline for new feature delivery. Haas will further consider how the PostgreSQL community could accelerate development.

EnterpriseDB Sets New Standard for Digital Business with Release of the EDB Postgres Platform 2017

Feb 16, 2017


The EDB Postgres Platform is the first integrated open source-based database management platform that brings together all of the components required for managing structured and unstructured data in a single platform. The 2017 version of the platform enables organizations to improve decision-making, explore new revenue opportunities, and boost productivity with better support for advanced analytics and data integration.

Leaders in Data Management and Open Source Innovation to Gather in Boston for Postgres Vision 2017

Feb 8, 2017

Bedford, MA

An international conference for technology and industry visionaries to explore the future of enterprise Postgres, open source, entrepreneurship, and innovation, Postgres Vision 2017 takes place June 26-28, 2017 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, located on the left bank of the picturesque Charles River.  

EnterpriseDB Announces New Apache Spark Connecter to Speed Postgres Big Data Processing

Feb 8, 2017


The new version gives organizations the ability to combine analytic workloads based on the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) with operational data in Postgres, using an Apache Spark interface. “It is a competitive requirement that organizations be able to leverage Big Data to obtain insight and actionable intelligence within the context of their business transactions,” said Lenley Hensarling, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Product Management at EnterpriseDB.

EnterpriseDB Engineer Devrim Gündüz to Present at FOSDEM PGDAY 2017

Jan 18, 2017

Brussels and Bedford, MA

FOSDEM PGDay is a one-day event dedicated to all things PostgreSQL staged by PostgreSQL Europe in conjunction with the larger open source software conference FOSDEM, which is February 4-5, 2017 at the ULB Solbosch Campus in Brussels.

EnterpriseDB Announces EDB Ark Database-as-a-Service for Hybrid Cloud Deployments of Postgres to Private and Public Clouds

Oct 12, 2016


“EDB Ark gives IT flexibility without giving up control,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development, EnterpriseDB. “With EDB Ark, IT management can provide a DBaaS for developers or database administrators that runs in hybrid environments. Launching EDB Ark for OpenStack, Amazon, and other platforms gives organizations the ability to quickly deploy instances of Postgres, so they can more effectively support DevOps and continuous application development goals.”

EnterpriseDB Recognized in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

Oct 11, 2016


This is EDB’s fourth consecutive year being recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for the Company’s ability to execute and for completeness of vision.

EnterpriseDB Joins IDC and Microsoft for Open Source Roadshow Across Europe

Oct 10, 2016


The Roadshow will provide organizations with guidance, best practices, and contacts as they transition their IT infrastructures to a secure, open source-based, enterprise-ready hybrid cloud architecture. The agenda features presentations from a broad spectrum of open source providers and underscores the growing demand for open source-based software across Europe to support digital transformation.

Lightning Talk Competition at Postgres Vision 2016 to Spotlight Individual Innovation

Oct 5, 2016


The Lightning Talks will illustrate Postgres capabilities and application scenarios, and demonstrate novel ways developers use Postgres to move data across enterprise networks. Most importantly, the Lighting Talks will give individuals with unique and innovative ideas an opportunity to showcase their ingenuity. To be submit a Lightning Talk, please email

Linux Foundation Leader Jim Zemlin to Keynote Postgres Vision 2016

Oct 3, 2016


Zemlin joins an all-star agenda that features a keynote from Apple® Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak and more than 35 influential technology and business luminaries, Fortune 500 use cases, and members of the open source data management ecosystem, including a top lineup of Postgres community leaders from around the world.

Leaders in Data Management and Open Source Innovation to Gather for Postgres Vision 2016

Sep 29, 2016


TWEET: Steve Wozniak keynote @PostgresVision = Future of #Innovation #OpenSource, Oct 11-13, San Fran. Register $99.

New Community Version of PostgreSQL 9.6 Boosts Performance with Parallel Query and Vertical and Horizontal Scalability Features

Sep 29, 2016


“Members of EDB’s staff worked as part of the PostgreSQL Community to develop performance advances for PostgreSQL 9.6 that will extract greater efficiency from today’s hardware for larger and more complex workloads,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development. “Based on contributions from EDB and the community at large, PostgreSQL 9.6 will benefit EDB customers that require parallel processing.”

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak to Keynote Postgres Vision 2016

Sep 19, 2016


TWEET: Steve Wozniak keynote @PostgresVision = Future of #Innovation #OpenSource, Oct 11-13, San Fran. Register $99.

PostgreSQL Community Leader Bruce Momjian to Deliver EDB Webinar on What’s New in PostgreSQL

Sep 19, 2016


The PostgreSQL Global Development Group is planning a series of performance improvements and enhancements to speed queries for PostgreSQL. The new features and capabilities Momjian will discuss during the webinar include:

EnterpriseDB Named a Document Store Database Strong Performer by Independent Research Firm

Sep 13, 2016


According to the report: “Today, hundreds of organizations leverage EnterpriseDB to deliver modern document-driven business applications, including transactional, operational, analytical, and mixed-mode workloads. EnterpriseDB software is available on-premises, in the public cloud on AWS and Google Marketplace, in private clouds on OpenStack, in appliances through ShadowSoft and Avnet, and as a dedicated DBaaS with PPCD on AWS. Firms like EnterpriseDB’s ability to support relational and JSON in the same database to handle various use cases.”

Vision Talks Executive Roundtable Series Explores Open Source Innovation in Atlanta on Monday, September 12

Sep 7, 2016


IBM and EDB are co-sponsoring this free event to provide a forum for c-level executives and data industry leaders to share how they have transformed their data infrastructure with open source and the benefits realized. DATE:                       Monday, September 12, 2016 TIME:                        6:00-8:00 p.m. EDT LOCATION:              SweetWater Brewing Company, 195 Ottley Drive NE, Atlanta REGISTER:              Click here

New EDB Postgres Failover Manager 2.1 Eases Operations in High Availability Architectures

Sep 6, 2016


"Our customers rely on the EDB Postgres Platform to meet their needs for a highly available Postgres deployment. With this release of EDB Failover Manager, we provide them with greater flexibility to specify instructions on failure and new capabilities supporting zero downtime maintenance," said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Products and Services, EDB.

Webinar Explores How Organizations Realize 168% ROI with EDB Postgres

Aug 10, 2016


When: The free, 45-minute webinar will be held at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Who: Carl Olofson, Research Vice President, Application Development and Deployment, IDC. Olofson will cover analysis from the new white paper titled The Economic and Business Advantages of EnterpriseDB Postgres Database Solutions, developed by IDC and sponsored by EDB.

EnterpriseDB CEO Ed Boyajian to Present at Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

Jul 28, 2016


IT organizations face a complex set of decisions regarding their database management infrastructures, and Chief Data and Information Officers struggle to keep pace. With the EDB Postgres™ platform, organizations have a partner to provide the solutions and support to transform the datacenter into an innovation platform with open source. Many have already begun this transformation; 20 percent of the Fortune 500 has deployed EDB Postgres to transform and modernize operations.

U.S. Government Publishes EDB Postgres Advanced Server Security Technical Implementation Guide

Jul 14, 2016


Working with EDB, DISA evaluated EDB Postgres against the DoD’s stringent security requirements and developed the guide to define how EDB Postgres can be deployed and configured to meet security requirements for government systems. DISA is charged with evaluating technologies on behalf of the DoD and setting standards for security and implementation.

EnterpriseDB CEO Ed Boyajian to Present at United Nations Open Source Innovation Initiative Database Camp

Jul 6, 2016


Boyajian’s presentation, titled, “How To Create Business Advantage Using Postgres Ecosystems,” will take place on Sunday, July 10, at 1 pm at United Nations Headquarters. The presentation explores how EDB Postgres supports new deployment models and cross-platform database integration patterns that help organizations transform their data center into innovation platforms that better support mobile, web, cloud, Internet of Things, social, and other digital business initiatives.

MIT Technology Review and EnterpriseDB Launch ‘Vision Talks’ Executive Roundtable Series to Explore Open Source Innovation in Data Management

Jun 17, 2016


The theme of the ‘Vision Talks’ events is Achieving Digital Transformation: The Promise, Challenge, and Opportunity of Open Source Software in Data Management. These free events provide a forum for C-level executives and data industry leaders at the forefront of open source software innovation to:

EDB Launches Industry’s First Integrated Open Source-Based Operational Database Management Platform

May 23, 2016


“We are on the cusp of the most significant open source transformation in history, and its economic impact will dwarf the great success of Linux. Companies of all sizes, and particularly the F1000, are systematically unraveling their legacy data management models, infrastructures, and vendors – upgrading each part with open source-based alternatives,” said Ed Boyajian, President and CEO of EDB. “With many proven but discrete open source technologies already widely in use, our customers have been very clear on what they need.

EnterpriseDB Announces ‘Transform Your Database’ Event Series in Europe

May 11, 2016


The event series will bring together EDB customers, resellers and organizations that wish to lower their core IT spend with EDB Postgres, and reinvest savings in digital initiatives that improve their competitive advantage. Already, 20% of the Fortune 500 has deployed EDB Postgres to transform and modernize operations. Those that have transitioned from traditional database management systems to open source Postgres have saved up to 80% on their DBMS spend.

Hortonworks Certifies EDB Postgres Advanced Server

May 4, 2016


EDB's Hadoop Data Adapter for EDB Postgres Advanced Server brings the ability to combine data in traditional corporate systems with big data from multiple data sources stored in Hadoop installations. Customer sentiment data from social media, clickstream data from online properties, machine and sensor data, and global logistics data is commonly stored in Hadoop clusters. These sources generate huge volumes for traditional, relational systems and the data is collected in an unstructured fashion because analysis tends to follow collection and storage.

EnterpriseDB Leads Market as First to Release Accelerated, Log-based Replication Solution Using New Postgres Technology

Apr 21, 2016

Bedford, Mass

“Data replication has become a strategic operation in today’s complex and growing datacenters as information is replicated geographically and is being off-loaded from transactional systems into specialized applications and databases. This drives up the demand for faster solutions that can replicate data without slowing down core operations,” said Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Products and Services, EDB. “EDB Postgres Replication Server 6.0 is the most advanced and powerful replication solution for Postgres and dramatically outperforms prior generation tools in the market.

Robert Haas of EnterpriseDB to Present Keynote Address at PGConf US 2016

Apr 18, 2016

Brooklyn, N.Y. 

Haas’ Keynote presentation, titled EnterpriseDB (EDB) and Open Source, will take place on Tuesday, April 19, at 5 pm (EDT). EDB is one of several companies contributing code, code reviews, testing, and packaging to the PostgreSQL open source community.  During the presentation, Haas will discuss some of EDB’s recent contributions to PostgreSQL and to related projects. Haas also will discuss some of the contributions EDB will continue to make over the coming years.

EnterpriseDB Announces Partnership with Somerford Associates to Support UK Expansion Following G-Cloud 7 Approval

Mar 29, 2016


Somerford Associates will work with EDB to identify key accounts in which the EDB Postgres™ database, tools software, and services can offer customers the benefits of an enterprise-ready open database, while also delivering significant savings on license and maintenance fees.