White Papers

White Papers

6 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Rethink Your Postgres Support

How can you tell if your support is falling short? In this eBook, we’ll discuss 6 major indicators that your Postgres support isn’t all it needs to be.

The Complete Guide to Optimizing Cloud Data Spend: Balancing Price and Performance to Achieve Your Business Goals

In this eBook, designed to help organizations of all sizes maximize the value of their cloud spend, we discuss why a cost-focused approach to cloud adoption is more important than ever, how cloud FinOps can help align all necessary teams around a scalable spending model and more.

Database Protection and Innovation Requires Enterprise Support: 3 Must-Read Success Stories

Your database is the heart of your business, so you don’t want to take any unnecessary risks with it. Problems like unplanned outages or botched upgrades can cause massive damage to productivity and reputation. That’s why so many organizations using Community PostgreSQL have adopted enterprise…

How Oracle to Postgres Migration Transforms Businesses: 3 Must-Read Success Stories

The restrictions and drawbacks of legacy proprietary databases like Oracle have never been clearer—especially in contrast to the freedom and innovation offered by Postgres. Consistently, those who make the change find themselves with more flexibility, better control of their data and an enhanced…

The Complete Oracle to Postgres Migration Guide: Move and Convert Schema, Applications and Data

EDB is here to provide you with the most comprehensive, accessible and actionable guide for Oracle-to-Postgres migration available. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to effectively prepare for migration, how to execute your migration, step-by-step and more.

Oracle Aggressive Business Practices Drive Customers to Seek Alternatives

In this paper, we explore how Oracle is limiting you, why so many organizations have decided enough is enough and the alternatives that could help you evolve for business and build truly modern applications. Don’t let Oracle hold your future hostage!

The Power of Postgres High Availability: 3 Must-Read Success Stories

In order for your business to be successful, your database needs to be “Always On.” This eBook brings together the stories of three leaders across industries, all of whom have leveraged Postgres high availability to their benefit.

5 Ways Enterprise-Grade Support De-Risks Your PostgreSQL Database and Supercharges Innovation

Even the best databases experience issues—and if your organization is running Community PostgreSQL without the assistance of enterprise support solutions, you’re taking large and unnecessary risks. This is why having enterprise support is critical to taking full advantage of PostgreSQL. Not only…

5 Steps to Simplify and Accelerate Your Oracle to Postgres Migration

Migrating away from legacy databases like Oracle can seem like a daunting undertaking for businesses—but it doesn’t have to be. Check out this interactive infographic to follow five key steps for a quick and painless migration.

[Public Sector] 7 Critical Success Factors for Moving to Open Source Databases (like Postgres)

A growing number of forward-thinking companies are turning to open source technologies, like Postgres—which provides the greatest flexibility so you can harness the power of your data. In this guide, we’ll explore why open source is such a good fit for top organizations that are committed to…

7 Critical Success Factors for Moving to Open Source Databases (like Postgres)

In this guide, we’ll explore why open source is such a good fit for top organizations that are committed to digital transformation, and outline the key factors to ensure your success.

Find the Right PostgreSQL Cloud Service for You

Read this white paper by Tony Baer, principal analyst at dbinsight, to learn how Postgres managed database providers differ, what skills you should look for in the provider, and more.

[Banking & Financial Services] 7 Critical Success Factors for Moving to Open Source Databases (like Postgres)

In this guide, we’ll explore why open source is such a good fit for BFSI organizations that are committed to digital transformation, and outline the key factors that can ensure your success.

Quick Start Guide for BigAnimal’s On-Demand Free Trial

Get up and running quickly with this overview and step-by-step guide for the free trial of BigAnimal, the fully managed PostgreSQL service by EDB.

The Ultimate Guide for Moving Your PostgreSQL Database to the Cloud

For organizations looking to move databases into the cloud, PostgreSQL has long been a powerful ally—flexible, scalable, and dynamic. However, as they look to effectively leverage PostgreSQL and achieve a cloud-native, fully-managed database, they find themselves facing a range of challenges.

Computing Research: Why the Cloud should be your database default

In this white paper, supported by bespoke research, we’ll explore the state of the nation when it comes to cloud databases—gauging what a standard database architecture looks like today, how it’s performing, and companies’ near-term plans on what to do with it.

Replacing Oracle with Postgres: How To Successfully Migrate Your Legacy Databases

This white paper focuses on the most popular source and target for database migrations: moving from Oracle to Postgres. Oracle is the #1 legacy database, and its extremely onerous license policies are driving the majority of migration demand.

Tech Guide: How the EDB Postgres STIGs Can be Used to Secure Your PostgreSQL Database

“PostgreSQL's speed, security and robustness make it suitable for 99% of applications, so it's a great starting place for any application.” This suitability is one of the main reasons why PostgreSQL has become so popular. PostgreSQL’s inherent security features are why organizations are…

Tech Guide: How to build a local EDB Red Hat repository without direct internet access

If you are installing EDB on RHEL7 machines, RPMs are the way to go. There are many reasons for this, a few of which are using consistent installation paths and that it is the standard way to install on RHEL derivatives.

EDB Postgres Distributed Always On Architectures

This whitepaper describes the blueprint for Always On architectures for PostgreSQL. These architectures reflect EDB’s recommended practices and help customers achieve highest possible service availability in multiple different configurations, ranging from single-location architectures all the way…

6 Critical Considerations for Optimizing Cloud Database Performance

EDB Postgres Distributed Always On: The End of the Reign of Oracle RAC

A discussion of what it means to be ‘Always On,’ what the obstacles are, and how bidirectional replication and EDB Postgres Distributed creates a PostgreSQL replication alternative to proprietary replication software, such as Oracle® Real Application Cluster (RAC).

EDB Postgres Distributed: The Next Generation of PostgreSQL High Availability

This white paper introduces the EDB Postgres Distributed Always On architecture—focusing on high availability, where EDB Postgres Distributed provides unparalleled protection from infrastructure issues, combined with near zero-downtime maintenance and management capabilities.

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