PostgreSQL

Webinar January 28: Tuning PostgreSQL for High Performance and Optimization

Tuning PostgreSQL webinar

PostgreSQL is one of the leading open-source databases, but, out of the box, the default PostgreSQL configuration is not tuned for any workload. Thus, any system with the least resources can run it. PostgreSQL does not give optimum performance on high permanence machines because it is not using all available resources. PostgreSQL provides a […]

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Percona 2020 Recap: Great Content and Software Releases

Percona 2020 content and releases

The Percona team provided the community with some excellent content and several new releases in 2020. I wanted to highlight some of your favorites (based on popularity) if you missed them.
First up is our most-read blog from last year, which ironically was published before 2020. Ananias Tsalouchidis’s blog on when you should use Aurora […]

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A Snippet of Features: Reviewing PostgreSQL Version 13

Reviewing PostgreSQL Version 13

This latest and greatest version of PostgreSQL, version 13, has been here since last summer and continues the tradition of gains in performance, administration, application development, and security enhancements.
Of the many new features and enhancements that have been made, some of the more notable ones include:

Space savings and performance gains from de-duplication of B-tree […]

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PostgreSQL: DB-Engines.com’s Database of the Year

PostgreSQL database of the year

For the third time in the last five years, PostgreSQL took home the Database of the Year award from DB-Engines. If you have not checked out DB-Engines before, they track databases’ popularity by looking at job openings, blog posts, search traffic, and more.
Congratulations to the PostgreSQL community, its contributors, and its users! There is […]

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PostgreSQL Database Security: What You Need To Know

PostgreSQL Database Security

When we are talking about database security, it encompasses different modules of different areas. It is a very vast topic because, with databases, we need need to secure the whole ecosystem, not just the database node. The figure below shows the major breakdown of the “parts” which need to be secure. It is clearly […]

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