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Enterprise Database

Managing Roles with Password Profiles: Part 1

Jeevan Chalke April 2, 2019

What is a Password Profile? Have you seen pop-up messages saying, "You are left with two more attempts" when you enter a wrong password? Also, have...

Comparing Oracle with EDB Postgres

Tim Steward March 5, 2019

The foundation of relational databases began with an experimental system. The core of that system was the basis of the System R research. Today this...

Call For Papers Now Open

February 27, 2019

We have announced our Call for Papers for Postgres Vision 2019, taking place June 24-26 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. Business leaders...

Postgres Vision 2019 Early Bird Registration Now Open

February 14, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Postgres Vision 2019 will take place from June 24-26 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. Join us to discover...

The Hybrid Approach to Cloud-Based Database Environments

January 31, 2019

Most organizations with database needs have explored migrating their database operations to the cloud. Cloud-based database environments offer...

The Definitive Guide for Database Platforms as a Service

January 29, 2019

Gartner recently published its definitive guide to Database Platforms as a Service (dbPaaS) with lots of great advice, 19 vendor profiles including...

Open Source Software in the Enterprise Has Never Been Healthier

Ken Rugg January 23, 2019

Recently I spotted a study by Digital Ocean on the adoption of open source that found more than half of developers are contributing to open source...

EDB*Loader Tool Performance Timing Tests on Postgres Databases

Shane Fabianek January 8, 2019

So just to give a brief summary of this tool first; the EDB*Loader tool is a high-performance bulk data loader that provides an Oracle compatible...

Managing Database Security in the Era of Cloud and Automation

Ken Rugg December 20, 2018

There has been a lot of talk about database automation in the last six months and how, as if by magic, it will mean companies no longer have to worry...

PgBouncer Pro Tip: Use auth_user

Richard Yen December 18, 2018

Anyone running a database in a production environment with over a hundred users should seriously consider employing a connection pooler to keep...