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Articles for the keywords: PostgreSQL
24 May 2017 IBM Accelerates Open Database-as-a-Service on IBM Power Systems [63775]
IBM, May 24th 2017

IBM announced a new Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) toolkit on Power Systems optimized for open source databases, including MongoDB, EDB PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j, and Apache Cassandra to help deliver more speed, control, and efficiency for enterprise developers and IT departments.

The new platform gives database administrators and developers the ability to easily deploy a fully configured private cloud with automated provisioning for open source database services. Users can easily gain the efficiency of a cloud delivery model, while also maintaining oversight and control of resource allocation and secure data policies. Because the Open DBaaS Platform is built on OpenStack, it can also easily be incorporated into the organization's hybrid cloud management strategy.
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06 Jan 2017 Millions of Queries per Second: PostgreSQL and MySQL's Peaceful Battle at Today's Demanding Workloads [59469]
Percona, January 6th, 2017

Anastasia Raspopina and Sveta Smirnova blogs, "This blog compares how PostgreSQL and MySQL handle millions of queries per second.

Anastasia: Can open source databases cope with millions of queries per second? Many open source advocates would answer 'yes.' However, assertions aren't enough for well-grounded proof. That's why in this blog post, we share the benchmark testing results from Alexander Korotkov (CEO of Development, Postgres Professional) and Sveta Smirnova (Principal Technical Services Engineer, Percona). The comparative research of PostgreSQL 9.6 and MySQL 5.7 performance will be especially valuable for environments with multiple databases.

The idea behind this research is to provide an honest comparison for the two popular RDBMSs. Sveta and Aleksander wanted to test the most recent versions of both MySQL and PostgreSQL with the same tool, under the same challenging workloads and using the same configuration parameters (where possible). However, because both PostgreSQL and MySQL ecosystems evolved independently, with standard testing tools (pgbench and SysBench) used for each database, it wasn't an easy journey..."
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29 Jul 2016 On Uber's Choice of Databases [54788]
By Markus Winand

Markus writes, "A few days ago Uber published the article 'Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres to MySQL'. I didn't read the article right away because my inner nerd told me to do some home improvements instead. While doing so my mailbox was filling up with questions like 'Is PostgreSQL really that lousy?'.

Knowing that PostgreSQL is not generally lousy, these messages made me wonder what the heck is written in this article. This post is an attempt to make sense out of Uber's article..."
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05 Apr 2016 Citus 5.0 a Fully Open Source Database for Enterprise Analytics [51288]
insideBIGDATA, April 5th, 2016

"Citus Data, creators of solutions that horizontally scale out PostgreSQL for real-time big data, announced it is open-sourcing its new database, Citus 5.0. Citus Data is democratizing relational databases by bringing a more accessible, secure and horizontally scalable PostgreSQL database environment to enterprise users. With this release, Citus 5.0 also becomes the only distributed database in the world that does not fork the underlying project..."
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16 Mar 2016 Amazon Rolls Out AWS Database Migration Service [50677]
CIO Today, March 16th, 2016

"For enterprise customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS) that have wanted to migrate their databases over to the AWS cloud, the wait is finally over. The service, which was first announced in preview in October at the Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, has been made generally available to all AWS customers.

The AWS Database Migration Service is a fully managed service that allows customers to migrate their production Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL databases from on-premises data centers to AWS. Yesterday's announcement comes just in time for AWS' 10-year anniversary, which the company is celebrating this week..."
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