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The latest thought leadership pieces from EDB, including company and PostgreSQL announcements

Enterprise Database

GDPR Could Become a Costly Millstone that Slows Down Business Agility

Ken Rugg May 10, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been one of the large ticket items for IT departments in the last year. According to PWC, 68% of...

Do You Have the Essential Skills to Be a Successful PostgreSQL DBA?

RUPINDER CHANIANA May 4, 2018

Open source databases are becoming an increasingly preferred option for organizations seeking high performance, lower cost alternatives to legacy...

Running EDB Postgres Failover Manager Without Sudo

Bobby Bissett April 24, 2018

In the default mode of operation, EDB Postgres Failover Manager (EFM) agents run as the ‘efm’ operating system user. The agent uses sudo to perform...

EnterpriseDB Updates Tools, and Enhances Security and Alerting

Marc Linster April 19, 2018

Database administrators need tools for database maintenance, performance optimization, and configuration as well as creating a highly available...

Encryption Module in EDB Postgres Earns FIPS 140-2 Validation

Marc Linster April 6, 2018

U.S. government agencies and other organizations that require higher levels of security now have another green light on the road to open source. The...

Simple Ways to Protect Your Postgres Servers from an Unlikely Attack Vector

Marc Linster March 21, 2018

Imperva, a provider of data and application security solutions, is actively running a research effort with the express goal of identifying attack...

Zheap: A Storage Engine to Provide Better Control Over Bloat

Amit Kapila March 20, 2018

In the past few years, PostgreSQL has advanced a lot in terms of features, performance, and scalability for many core systems. However, one of the...

Creating a Data Redaction Capability to Meet GDPR Requirements Using EDB Postgres

Marc Linster March 6, 2018

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Making Postgres Talk to LDAP (with StartTLS)

Richard Yen February 27, 2018

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Untangling Years of Layered Legacy Systems

Marc Linster February 16, 2018

Financial Services Institutions Look to Open Source Today’s financial services institutions must innovate and evolve their technology to remain...