Blog Posts by Marc Linster

Blog Posts by Marc Linster

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About Marc Linster

Before joining EnterpriseDB, Marc spent almost 4 years at Polycom, the leading maker of video communications equipment, focusing on the Services Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Customer Data Management and Cloud Solutions. Prior to Polycom, Marc led a supply chain consulting and systems integration company working with customers in the US, Canada, France, Germany and Switzerland. This tapped the expertise he developed at Avicon Group, where he spent six years, first as chief technology officer then as vice president of operations, developing an extensive background in management, business consulting, systems integration, data management and business intelligence. Marc holds a Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat) in Computer Sciences from the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany.

IBM recently announced RapidBuild, a reseller channel program that enables organizations to adopt trending technologies like cloud, big data and mobility—quickly and...More

A recent blog post, MongoDB 3.2: Now Powered by PostgreSQL, contained revelations that MongoDB’s newest release, MongoDB 3.2, leverages Postgres to power its new BI connector, designed to work with SQL-compliant data analysis tools. However unlikely, it...More

Oracle’s security chief seems pretty peeved over the prospect of someone other than the company’s own computer scientists finding a vulnerability. Mary Ann Davidson says as much in a now famous blog post where she accused customers of infringing Oracle’s licenses if they try to protect...More

In the UK General Election fever the National Health Service (NHS) featured prominently with promises to find the £8bn in funding it will require in the next five years.  NHS Chief Executive, Simon Stevens has also claimed he could find...More

Postgres introduced JSON and JSONB in versions 9.3 and 9.4, respectively, with JSONB (Binary Javascript Object Notation) being the canonical form of JSON, stored as binary...More