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Is DocumentDB really PostgreSQL?
Is DocumentDB Really PostgreSQL?
Jan 14, 2019
On Thursday I wrote about the new MongoDB compatible DocumentDB from AWS and its potential impact on MongoDB going forward. Following up from that, a...
MongoDB’s New License Model Won’t Save It From Competition With AWS
Jan 10, 2019
Yesterday, AWS launched Amazon DocumentDB , which they describe as “a fast, scalable, and highly available document database that is designed to be...
Managing Database Security in the Era of Cloud and Automation
Dec 20, 2018
There has been a lot of talk about database automation in the last six months and how, as if by magic, it will mean companies no longer have to worry...
The Power of SQL: Even the NoSQL Guys Seem to Be Coming Around
Nov 21, 2018
SQL will be turning 50 by the end of the decade. For a technology that’s still widely in use today, that’s quite the achievement — but it’s no...
EDB Postgres Walking Among Giants in the Database Industry
Oct 29, 2018
We’re extremely proud to once again be included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems . Reading through their...
Make Some Noise! PostgreSQL 11 is Here!
Oct 18, 2018
There is a lot of excitement around today’s release of PostgreSQL 11 – the big annual software update that represents the combined efforts of...
Can MongoDB make a decision?
Is ACID a Priority or Not? Can MongoDB Decide?
Aug 20, 2018
If I’m honest, I think of MongoDB as more of a “data store” than an actual database. This may be a controversial opinion these days, but I don’t think it’s a hard position to support. Granted, MongoDB does a great job storing data for a particular use case and can be highly optimized for that purpose. But, as applications inevitably evolve, Mongo’s single-use case formula, where applications leverage the document store to optimize one access path to the data, starts to unravel.
DBAs' roles are changing
The Changing Role of the Database Administrator
Aug 16, 2018
Not that long ago, the role of the DBA was comprised of a lot of mechanical tasks, including upgrades, basic system maintenance, backups and recovery...
Navigating the maze to cloud
What Is Involved in Migrating Database Workloads to the Cloud?
Aug 2, 2018
Picking up on our last post on moving databases to the cloud , now, let’s look at what is involved with migrating your database workload to the cloud...
Moving to the cloud
Can My Database Move to the Cloud?
Jul 20, 2018
With so many workloads being migrated to the cloud, this is a question we get all the time. For anyone making this move there are many choices to...
Databases in the Cloud: Today's Realities and Tomorrow's Promise
Jul 12, 2018
EDB recently had the pleasure of inviting Noel Yuhanna to present at a webinar we hosted— Databases in the Cloud: Today's Realities and Tomorrow's...
Postgres Vision 2018
Postgres Vision 2018 Day Two Recap
Jun 8, 2018
That’s a wrap! Another Postgres Vision is now in the books and it was a resounding success. The EDB team took to Cambridge to host our 3rd annual...
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Containers: A Hype Machine Becomes the Real Deal
May 31, 2018
A few short years ago, I recall attending a conference where the goal was to title your presentation with the word “Docker” in as many times as...
GDPR Could Become a Costly Millstone that Slows Down Business Agility
May 10, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been one of the large ticket items for IT departments in the last year. According to PWC , 68% of...
What Gartner’s ‘State of the Market’ Report Says About the Importance of Flexibility in Data Management
Jan 25, 2018
Technology managers are rapidly modernizing their data infrastructures to achieve greater flexibility in today’s hypercompetitive marketplace. They...
We Shouldn’t Be Surprised MongoDB Dropped Off This Year’s Gartner Magic Quadrant
Nov 29, 2017
The 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) packed a couple of surprises. High-flying NoSQL vendor MongoDB...

Top Authors

Ken Rugg is EDB's Chief Product and Strategy Officer and is charged with leading the company's...

Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on Po...

Robert is Chief Architect, Database Server, employed at EnterpriseDB as well as a PostgreSQL C...

Dave has been actively involved in the PostgreSQL Project since 1998, as the lead developer of...

Devrim Gündüz is a Principal Systems Engineer at EnterpriseDB and supports the services and sa...