Open Source Databases

Open source databases are based in code that is open source and developed by a community of developers.

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Can PgBouncer handle failover to a new machine?
17. Dezember 2019
Part Three: PgBouncer and persistent connections during downtime (This is part three of my technical response to a series of questions about the use...
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Gartner's State of the Open-Source DBMS Market 2019
22 November 2019
In the last ten years attitudes towards open source in enterprise IT environments have changed dramatically, as users have shifted from skepticism...
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PgBouncer Connection Pooling: What to do when persistent connectivity is lost
13 November 2019
(This is part two of my technical response to a series of questions about the use of pgbouncer and what you need to look out for. Part one can be...
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PgBouncer Tutorial: Installing, configuring and testing persistent PostgreSQL connection pooling
October 22, 2019
Connection pooling is a big deal in Postgres. Connections to the database can take a relatively large amount of overhead, especially if there are a...
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Surf’s Up! Riding The Second Wave Of Open Source
October 15, 2019
I have never surfed before, but I am told it is incredibly exciting and great exercise, which as we all know is very good for you. For some it may...
The Postgres Challenge
06. August 2019
Back in the early 80’s, Pepsi ran a marketing campaign called the “Pepsi Challenge”. The idea was to get people to do blind taste tests against Coke...
Those Who Forget the Past Are Doomed to Repeat It
July 31, 2019
Over the past decade, there have been a number of DBMSs introduced (typically labeled as NoSQL) which utilize a network or hierarchical data model...
Why We Need a New Type of Open Source Event
July 09, 2019
Embracing a New Type of Event I speak to more and more enterprise customers who see open source as the best route to drive innovation and agility...
Integrate Two Open Source Solutions to Save Your Government Agency Time
June 05, 2019
Saddled with Legacy Applications and Databases If you’re tasked with modernizing a tech stack, finding the correct solution can be daunting. Most...
Data Distribution in Postgres vs. MongoDB: Part 1
April 24, 2019
Data Distribution 101 Data distribution plays an important role in today’s database world. Applications accessing and modifying data need operations...

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