EDB Postgres AI - Overview and Concepts

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EDB Postgres® AI takes EDB's leading expertise in Postgres and expands the scope of Postgres to address modern challenges. From simplifying your database estate management to infusing AI deep into Postgres and putting it to work to bring all your data under one analytical eye.

EDB Postgres AI is composed of multiple elements which come together to deliver a unified and powerful experience.

EDB Postgres AI Console

The Console is the gateway to EDB Postgres AI. Starting with a single pane of glass onto all your EDB Postgres AI operations, Console is there to manage your database landscape. It also lets you create and manage your databases, and provides a view of your databases' health and performance. Add to that the ability to bring up Lakehouse Analytics and AI/ML capabilities, and you have the power of ED Postgres AI at your fingertips.

  • EDB Postgres AI Estate
    • EDB Postgres AI Cloud Service databases are automatically managed on the Console. The Estate can also monitor the health of AWS RDS and S3 resources and using the Agent, on-premises databases show in the same view.
  • EDB Postgres AI Agent
    • Include on premises databases under the Console's single pane of glass view with the Agent. The Agent is part of enabling EDB Postgres AI an unprecedented view of diverse deployments.

EDB Postgres AI Cloud Service

Not just databases, but driven by databases, Cloud Service provides a global platform for delivering new elements of EDB Postgres AI efficiently and effectively.

  • Cloud Service Hosted
    • The Cloud Service Hosted environment is where you can experience the full power of EDB Postgres AI, with all the elements of the platform available to you.
  • Cloud Service Managed
    • Bring your own cloud account to EDB and let the Managed environment take care of deploying and managing your Postgres databases in your cloud account

EDB Postgres AI Databases

All of EDB's database expertise can be found in EDB Postgres Advanced Server and EDB Postgres Extended Server. Oracle compatibility, transparent data encryption and more. They provide the data fabric on which EDB Postgres AI operates. Combined with EDB Postgres Distributed, they can also provide a high availability environment for your data.

All of these components are available on the EDB Postgres AI Cloud Service, and managed through the EDB Postgres AI Console.

  • EDB Postgres Advanced Server
    • EDB Postgres Advanced Server provides provide mission critical capabilities for your data, with EDB Postgres Advanced Server also providing Oracle compatibility.
  • EDB Postgres Extended Server
    • EDB Postgres Extended Server delivers for large-scale, mission-critical enterprise workloads, providing a robust and scalable environment for your data.
  • EDB Postgres Distributed
    • High availability with an active-active mesh of Postgres instances, EDB Postgres Distributed provides a dynamic, resilient, and scalable environment for your data.

EDB Postgres AI Lakehouse analytics

Filtering out the data noise and revealing insights and value, Lakehouse analytics brings both structured relational data in Postgres and unstructured data in object storage together for exploration.

  • Lakehouse nodes
    • At the heart of Analytics is a custom built store for this data. Built to bring structured and unstructured data together, Lakehouse nodes support numerous formats to bring your data in from the cold, ready for analysis.

EDB Postgres AI AI/ML

  • Postgres has proven its capability as a flexible data environment, and Vector data, the core of generative AI, is already infused into EDB Postgres AI providing a platform for a range of practical and effective AI/ML solutions. A technical preview of this capability is available for the pgai extension.

EDB Postgres AI Platforms and tools

  • Postgres extensions are a source of its power and popularity, and are one of the categories that fall within this element of EDB Postgres AI.
  • Extensions sit alongside existing applications like Postgres Enterprise Manager, Barman, and Query Advisor as tools that allow you to leverage Postgres's capabilities.
  • Also within this element are EDB's Migration tools, Migration Toolkit and Migration Portal. The Migration Portal is among the first EDB tools to include embedded AI with an AI copilot that can assist users in developing migration strategies.

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