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By Jamie Watt
It’s 2018, and the “year of the cloud” has now become the “decade of the clouds”.  Postgres, similarly, has experienced dramatic growth over this period, and shows only signs of acceleration. Today’s developers, DBAs and IT professionals are clear in what they want from a Postgres experience: “Make it Simple”, “Make it Powerful”, “Make it Safe”,...
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By Philip Hankinson
Open source databases are becoming an increasingly preferred option for organizations seeking high performance, lower cost alternatives to legacy databases. If you’d like to increase your Postgres skills, EnterpriseDB just announced that it will be offering a two training courses this coming fall titled “Comprehensive PostgreSQL Administration”,...
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By Taylor Graham
DevOps has changed the way software is developed and deployed, keeping organizations more agile and nimble throughout the process. By following a DevOps structure, organizations gain greater transparency and control of their data management, which enables smarter and faster decision-making. Linking the development and operations structures is the...
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By Huy Nguyen
Being an analytics/reporting product company, we’ve worked with a fair amount of customers who run Postgres/Redshift for their analytics, and the same fair amount who uses MySQL. And from our experience with both, I’d prefer our new customers to use Postgres all the time. For reporting/analytics/data-warehouse purpose, Postgres wins over MySQL...
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By Ken Rugg
We’re extremely proud to once again be included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems. Reading through their summary of EnterpriseDB and EDB Postgres, a few things in particular stood out to me. First, it was great to once again see the recognition of EnterpriseDB alongside the giants in the database industry....
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By John Dalton
PostgreSQL Europe kicked off its 10th Annual PostgreSQL Conference Europe (PGConf.EU 2018) this week in Lisbon, Portugal and I’m thrilled to be attending on behalf of EDB. I am joined in Portugal by a number of my colleagues who will be speaking at the conference, including Bruce Momjian, Devrim Gündüz, Amit Kapila, Rafia Sabih, Andres Freund,...
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By Dave Page
Looking back at recent releases of the PostgreSQL database it is interesting to speculate whether there is an overall theme and if you can tie it to the changing way people are using information technology.  In past releases, we have seen a greater focus on enterprise functionality, as more users in large organisations have turned to PostgreSQL as...
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By Ken Rugg
There is a lot of excitement around today’s release of PostgreSQL 11 – the big annual software update that represents the combined efforts of everyone in the community. EnterpriseDB is proud to sponsor and work with the best and brightest of the PostgreSQL community, and we are thrilled with the advancements made in this release. That huge...
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By Bruce Momjian
Tablespaces are designed to allow Postgres clusters to be spread across multiple storage devices. Create tablespace creates a symbolic link in the pg_tblspc directory in the cluster's data directory pointing to the newly-created tablespace directory. Unfortunately, though there is a command to move tables and indexes between tablespaces, there is...
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By Prashant Agarwal
Since the launch in early August 2018, the EDB Postgres Migration Portal has been used to assess and migrate hundreds of Oracle database schemas, and convert them into EDB Postgres Advanced Server compatible databases. We have been improving the Migration Portal regularly since our launch with more functionalities, features, performance...
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