VP, Chief Architect, Database Server @ EnterpriseDB, PostgreSQL Major Contributor and Committer
Monday, February 18, 2019
One of the things I sometimes get asked to do is review someone's postgresql.conf settings. From time to time, I run across a configur...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
How Much maintenance_work_mem Do I Need?
While I generally like PostgreSQL's documentation quite a bit, there are some areas where it is not nearly specific enough for users to ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Who Contributed to PostgreSQL Development in 2018?
This is my third annual post on who contributes to PostgreSQL development. I have been asked a few times to include information on who empl...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Amazon's DocumentDB, MongoDB, and TechCrunch
Over on TechCrunch , you can find an article posted just yesterday with the inflammatory title AWS gives open source the middle finger . The...
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Using force_parallel_mode Correctly
I admit it: I invented force_parallel_mode. I believed then, and still believe now, that it is valuable for testing purposes. Certainly, t...
Friday, June 01, 2018
Who Contributed to PostgreSQL Development in 2017?
Last year, I wrote a post on who contributed to PostgreSQL development in 2016 . This is a (belated) version of the same information for 20...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Built-in Sharding for PostgreSQL
Built-in sharding is something that many people have wanted to see in PostgreSQL for a long time. It would be a gross exaggeration to say th...
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