White Papers

Insights into the PostgreSQL industry from EDB and third-party analysts

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 able to use it with confidence.

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.

Postgres-BDR 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 to

6 Critical Considerations for Optimizing Cloud Database Performance

Cloud databases and database-as-a-service (DBaaS) solutions can offer significant advantages over the on-premise databases in terms of agility with which databases can be provisioned in the cloud, savings in terms of capital expenditures, and reduction in IT staff to manage the infrastructure and

The End of the Reign of Oracle RAC: Postgres-BDR Always On

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

Postgres-BDR: The Next Generation of PostgreSQL High Availability

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

5 Möglichkeiten, mehr aus PostgreSQL herauszuholen

PostgreSQL ist heute für Unternehmen eines der gängigsten Open-Source-Datenbankmanagement-Systeme (DBMS). Mit seiner Skalierbarkeit, Leistung und Erweiterbarkeit bietet es die Voraussetzungen dafür, die meisten Workloads, Use-Cases und Architekturen im jeweiligen Unternehmensmaßstab zu bewältigen

Running PostgreSQL Database in a Cloud Native Environment with Kubernetes

PostgreSQL has become the open source relational database of choice for many people and organizations. For any application developer that wants to easily develop, debug, and test software against a PostgreSQL database, a big question is: How can Postgres be installed in Kubernetes? Introducing

PostgreSQL Integration Tree - Infographic

See how PostgreSQL integrates with the various elements in your tech stack.

The Expert's Guide to Integrating PostgreSQL

Over the last decade, open source databases have won the hearts and minds of developers and database operators across the globe. When you double-click on the open source trends, you will clearly see that PostgreSQL® has become the database of choice. The reasons are obvious: innovation, reliability

5 solutions pour booster votre usage de PostgreSQL : Guide pour les responsables informatiques et les DBA

PostgreSQL est le système de gestion de base de données (SGBD) open source par excellence pour les entreprises d’aujourd’hui, notamment parce que sa scalabilité, ses performances et ses capacités d’extension lui permettent d’adresser la très grande majorité des cas d’usages en s’adaptant aux

Infographic: 5 Things to Include on Your PostgreSQL Security Checklist

Securing data is mission-critical for the success of any enterprise, as well as for the safety of its customers. This PostgreSQL Security Checklist infographic presents a framework and a series of recommendations to secure and protect a PostgreSQL database.

Bewährte Sicherheitspraktiken für PostgreSQL

Dieses Whitepaper stellt einen Rahmen und eine Reihe von Empfehlungen zur Sicherung und zum Schutz einer PostgreSQL-Datenbank vor. Wir diskutieren ein mehrschichtiges Sicherheitsmodell, das sich mit physischer Sicherheit, Netzwerksicherheit, Host-Zugriffskontrolle, Datenbankzugriffsverwaltung und

Configuring and Tuning PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server - Guide for Windows Users

These recommendations for tuning for EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) and PostgreSQL represent a starting point. Benchmarks and other measurements are required for proper tuning. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of configuration settings or recommendations, only the most

Configuring and Tuning PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server - Guide for Linux Users

These recommendations for tuning for EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) and PostgreSQL represent a starting point. Benchmarks and other measurements are required for proper tuning. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of configuration settings or recommendations, only the most