Blog Posts by Marc Linster

Blog Posts by Marc Linster

marc.linster_enterprisedb.com's picture

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.

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

EnterpriseDB has begun running comparison tests to help Postgres users better assess the NoSQL capabilities of Postgres. The tests compare PostgreSQL (often called Postgres) with MongoDB as recent advances have significantly enhanced Postgres’ capacity to support document databases.

We...More

That famous journey began simply—just follow the yellow brick road. But as we all learned, that pretty little lane entered some pretty challenging territory pretty quickly. 
The same is true for database administrators on the road to building more sophisticated environments to support their new...More

Pay a visit to Pit Row at a race like the Daytona 500 and you’ll find teams crawling around the stock cars carrying bolt blasters, socket wrenches and super-sensitive listening devices. In the data center, the database administrator setting up his first Postgres database does much the same kind...More

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