Blog Posts by Dave Page
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Postgres Enterprise Manager Architecture
Nov 19, 2019

Postgres Enterprise Manager or PEM is a comprehensive monitoring and management solution for PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) from EnterpriseDB. It is a distributed application with a number of components that can be installed in many different configurations. The following sections explain what those components are, what their purpose is, and how they work.

A Discussion of High Availability Options for Postgres in Containers
Jul 30, 2019

A Comparison of EDB Postgres Failover Manager, Patroni, and Stolon Clustered containers running Postgres (either PostgreSQL or EDB Postgres™ Advanced...

Perspective on the Release of PostgreSQL 11
Oct 23, 2018

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...

Why Do We Install Software As Root ?
Sep 11, 2018

Why do we install as root? A couple of common questions I hear from customers (usually long-time users of a particular database from Redwood) via our...

Beslissen over uw opensourcestrategie
Jan 4, 2018

When it comes to enterprises deciding on whether to adopt open source software or commercial software based on open source it can lead to fierce...

Postgres 10 is a Milestone Reflecting the Vitality of this Open Source Community
Nov 2, 2017

The world in which PostgreSQL operates today is very different from its origins in 1986. Where once PostgreSQL might have been considered an academic...

Integrating Nagios with EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager
Nov 16, 2016

A cornerstone of the Management Suite in the EDB Postgres Platform is EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager (PEM). The suite provides key management...

pgAdmin 4 - The Elephant Nears the Finish Line
Apr 26, 2016

As you may know, many of us from the pgAdmin team have been hard at work on pgAdmin 4 for some time now. pgAdmin 4 is a complete rewrite of pgAdmin...

The story of pgAdmin
Dec 7, 2014

I’m often asked how I first became involved in PostgreSQL, and how the pgAdmin project got started. Much as I’m happy to tell the story over beer, it becomes tedious to do so over email after the first half-dozen or so times. So in a vain attempt to save my fingers from future carpal tunnel syndrome, here’s the tale...

StackBuilder Package Updates
Oct 5, 2011

If you've ever used one of the PostgreSQL installers for v8.2 or above, either the old Windows MSI installer or the newer "one click" installers that...