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6 Things Database Administrators Should Know About GDPR

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect the way your organization collects and processes customer data in Europe. The GDPR regulation is comprised of 99 articles, and this EDB Tech Guide will focus on six specific articles that are relevant to most DBAs. We'll...

Gartner 2017 OPDBMS Magic Quadrant

The number of vendors recognized by Gartner in the annual OPDBMS Magic Quadrant has decreased nearly 65% since 2015, dropping from 31 to only 11 in 2017. The database industry has consolidated yet EDB continues to support a growing part of the market. EDB offers customers greater flexibility...

Infographic: EDB Postgres Advanced Server - Advantages for Oracle Users

EDB Postgres Advanced Server is based on PostgreSQL, and includes compatibility with Oracle, designed to mitigate technical and integration risks and diminish potential skill gaps. This compatibility enables organizations with Oracle skills to get to a delivered solution built on EDB Postgres more quickly than other DBMS alternatives.

The Digital Race Is On

In this eBook, The Digital Race Is On, EnterpriseDB explores how enterprises adapt to digitalization. Learn how to choose the right digital platform to achieve digital leadership, how to bridge existing IT with digital technology, and what challenges you will encounter. Click here to read the...

EDB Postgres Welcomes MySQL Users

Postgres’ long-term native support for ACID compliance, Multiversion Concurrency Control (MVCC), data and referential integrity, server side programs (triggers and stored procedures), and fine-grained access controls are much more mature and stable than MySQL, which only has started implementing...

A Business Practices Comparison of EDB PostgresTM and Oracle®

Ever wonder what it would be like to do business with a database vendor with your interests in mind? Discover the differences between doing business with Oracle and EnterpriseDB.  EDB's win-win approach to our business partnerships are evident in our pricing, renewal policies, virtual licensing...

Technical Comparison of EDB Postgres Enterprise and Oracle Enterprise

If you've played with the idea of building a new database with EDB Postgres Enterprise but have avoided doing so because you are not sure if it has the features you need or are accustomed to using in Oracle, then wait no longer. This eBook compares in depth the capabilities in both Oracle...

Security Best Practices for Postgres

This white paper presents a framework and a series of recommendations to secure and protect a Postgres database. We discuss a layered security model that addresses physical security, network security, host access control, database access management, and data security. Most of the recommendations...

Postgres Architectures for Enhanced Availability and Manageability

This technical white paper provides a systematic overview of the principal Postgres clustering types that EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) recommends to help a customer achieve enhanced availability and manageability. We will consider shared-disk clusters, streaming replication clusters, logical replication...

Avoiding High Oracle DBMS Costs with EDB Postgres

Although the most sensitive layer of the infrastructure stack, the database layer has the potential for the greatest cost savings and strategic advantages. For example, one Oracle license alone lists at $47,500 per processor core (without any add-on features) with annual operating expenses equal...

Which Postgres is Right for Me?

This paper examines four enterprise adoption strategies (and associated risk factors) for Postgres, and provides guidance to help readers develop an informed adoption playbook. The four strategies are analyzed for PROs and CONs across seven software adoption risk factors: Capabilities, Roadmap,...