Blog Posts by Bruce Momjian
Tips for Postgres from a Postgres Insider
Aug 23, 2019

Postgres is an incredibly powerful database that’s packed with many different features. Some of its most interesting and productive capabilities...

Will You Still Be Happy with Your Oracle Database in Five Years Time?
Mar 8, 2019

Is the Oracle-DBA Relationship Breaking Down? The world of the Database Administrator (DBA) has changed since the technology went mainstream in the...

Moving Tablespaces in PostgreSQL
Oct 16, 2018

Tablespaces are designed to allow Postgres clusters to be spread across multiple storage devices. Create tablespace creates a symbolic link in the pg...

Client Row Access Control In PostgreSQL
Oct 8, 2018

Usually, the database administrator controls who can access database data. However, it is possible for clients to completely control who can access...

Security Cryptographically Authenticated Rows in PostgreSQL
Sep 18, 2018

When storing data in the database, there is an assumption that you have to trust the database administrator to not modify data in the database. While...

Summer School Tour Bus
The EDB Postgres Summer School Rolls On
Aug 22, 2018

I’ve come to the end of my time in Europe now and I thought I’d share some of the feedback I’ve received from EDB customers along the way. I’ve been...

EDB Postgres Summer School Tour
Jul 17, 2018

I have been in Europe now for more than two weeks meeting a number of our customers and PostgreSQL users at the EDB Postgres Summer School. So far I...

Intermediate Certificates
Apr 10, 2018

I previously mentioned the importance of high quality documentation, so we are always looking for improvements. This email thread from 2013 attempted...

Wal and Xlog
Apr 3, 2018

Postgres isn't the best at naming things. Of course, there is the old computer saying, "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache...

Data in the Database vs. the File System
Feb 20, 2018

.inline-cta { margin: 11px 0; } .inline-cta.cta-tall { margin: 30px 0; } .inline-cta b { font-size: 18px; } An age-old question is whether it is...