Validating EDB Postgres Distributed Continuous High Availability and Consistency for Active/Active Architectures (Part 1)
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2d ago
EDB Postgres Distributed (PGD) provides best-in-class high availability required for always-on, enterprise-grade Postgres database application performance across fully managed or self-managed deployments in any cloud. With EDB’s Postgres technology supporting robust, globally distributed applications that process thousands of transactions per second, customers regard EDB Postgres Distributed as their go-to for delivering up to 99.999% guaranteed uptime and improving the performance of data replication by up to 5X ..read more
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Transform Postgres into a Vector Database and Transform Your Business
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2d ago
Staff Engineer at EDB, Gülçin Yıldırım Jelinek, knows community is everything when it comes to Postgres. Former PostgreSQL Europe Board member, advocate for women in tech, and recent podcast host, Gülçin shares her expertise at conferences and talks globally. At a recent Berlin Open Source meetup, she shared an innovative approach to extend Postgres into a vector database with pgvector to help make it easier for developers and engineers to accelerate their business.  ..read more
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Charting a Greener Pasture: The AgTech Innovator that Traded Oracle for EDB Postgres on AWS
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4d ago
AgTech companies create and use innovative technology and applications to help tackle the challenges facing global agriculture and food systems and achieve better outcomes. One international agricultural company in particular relies on high-volume applications to handle quality assurance of milk pasteurization and production processes. They also use applications to track delivery trucks and company personnel, manage invoicing and billing, and analyze logistics data to optimize delivery routing ..read more
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High Availability, Disaster Recovery & Fault Tolerance with PostgreSQL
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1w ago
Organizations need high availability, disaster recovery processes, and fault tolerant design to protect their data. For modern enterprises, downtime is unacceptable, especially for businesses that rely heavily on digital infrastructure. Imagine relying on a single database server for all your operations. Initially, it seems efficient and convenient – queries go in, results come out. The real challenge arises when that solitary server encounters a problem. Suddenly, everything grinds to a halt. No emails, no website, no transactions, no productivity ..read more
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Postgres for All Your Data
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1w ago
Postgres has always been loved by database administrators, data architects, and developers. In fact, as evidence of the developer consensus around Postgres, it was named the most admired and desired database in Stack Overflow’s 2023 Developer Survey. But recently, more and more organizations are embracing and using Postgres and finding that it meets all of their business needs. Postgres has many outstanding attributes, but three main capabilities make it ideal for today's workloads: (1) extensibility; (2) non-relational data handling; and (3) specialized indexing ..read more
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EDB Celebrates 3000 Github Stars for CloudNativePG
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2w ago
As the world’s first open-source Postgres operator designed for Kubernetes, CloudNativePG (CNPG) has experienced explosive growth within the Kubernetes community and customers since its launch in 2022. Now, in less than 2 years since its release, we’re celebrating a major industry milestone: CloudNativePG has officially earned 3,000 Github stars ..read more
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Finding memory leaks in Postgres C code
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2w ago
I spent the last week looking for a memory leak in Postgres’s WAL Sender process. I spent a few days getting more acquainted with Valgrind and gcc/clang sanitizers, but ultimately got nowhere useful with them. Finally, I stumbled on the memleak program from the bcc tools collection which led me right to the source. Since I had a bit of trouble figuring this all out for the first time, I wanted to share the process I went through. Working with some contrived memory leaks. Although this happened in Postgres, and this post introduces a leak into Postgres to set us up for an investigation, the tec ..read more
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RAG is not the same as vector similarity search
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2w ago
Not all AI tools are created equal. Let’s take a closer look at what RAG can (and can’t) do for you. Is it just me, or is everyone talking about RAG right now? RAG, or Retrieval Augmented Generation, is an approach to interacting with large language models that has been gaining significant attention in recent months in the world of software development. And for good reason! This approach offers a practical solution for leveraging large language models (LLMs) in applications with specialized or private domain knowledge, allowing for quick market deployment by engineering prompts instead of fine ..read more
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EDB Releases Continuous High Availability Solution With Postgres for Kubernetes
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3w ago
EDB Postgres Distributed for Kubernetes is now available in preview; additional Q1 releases bring better performance, storage efficiency, and data consistency to Postgres. In today's dynamic, data-driven economy, downtime is not an option. The demand for continuous and global data availability has never been higher. In turn, data infrastructure must be highly available (nearly “always on”), resilient, and consistent — even in the face of extreme high throughput.  ..read more
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Elevating Diagnostics and Troubleshooting With EDB Postgres Workload Reports
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3w ago
To successfully migrate applications from Oracle to PostgreSQL, organizations need to provide tools to the teams most impacted by these changes—DBAs, developers, and IT. Today, EDB takes another significant step forward in further easing our customers’ migrations to open source database solutions, with the release of Postgres Workload Reports. In addition to offering familiarity to Oracle users by implementing the formatting of Automatic Workload Report (AWRs), Postgres Workload Reports advance database performance analysis and improves diagnosis and troubleshooting when issues occur ..read more
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