PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is the world’s most advanced open source object-relational database management system. It was developed by the PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

EDB Postgres Summer School Tour
July 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...
Partitioning
Postgres Partition: Upgrade your Partitioning from Inheritance to Declarative
July 11, 2018
Before PostgreSQL 10, Postgres users partitioned their data using inheritance based partitioning. The method used constraints to define the...
Planning Queries Involving Foreign PostgreSQL Tables
July 03, 2018
Cost based optimization A query may be executed in many different ways, modeled as plans in the query optimizer, differing in resources required and/...
Amsterdam
PGDay Comes to Amsterdam
June 28, 2018
Thought it would be good to make everyone aware that PGDay is coming to Amsterdam for the first time on July 12th and I’m delighted to say I will be...
Partitioning
Default Partition - Adopting the Odds
June 26, 2018
PostgreSQL 10 introduced declarative partitioning, which included list and range partitioning. But, it had always been an open question as to what...
Parallel Index Scans
Parallel Index Scans in PostgreSQL
June 12, 2018
There is a lot to say about parallelism in PostgreSQL. We have come a long way since I wrote my first post on this topic ( Parallel Sequential Scans...
Built-in Sharding for PostgreSQL
May 22, 2018
Built-in sharding is something that many people have wanted to see in PostgreSQL for a long time. It would be a gross exaggeration to say that...
Row Movement Across PostgreSQL Partitions Made Easy
May 15, 2018
Before declarative partitioning was introduced in PostgreSQL 10, one had to use table inheritance. One of the main drawbacks of using table...
SERIALIZABLE in PostgreSQL 11... and beyond
May 08, 2018
Thanks to the tireless work of Google Summer of Code student Shubham Barai with the support of reviewers, a mentor, and a committer, PostgreSQL 11...
Do You Have the Essential Skills to Be a Successful PostgreSQL DBA?
May 04, 2018
Open source databases are becoming an increasingly preferred option for organizations seeking high performance, lower cost alternatives to legacy...

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