Archive: foreign data wrappers
By Marc Linster, Dec 15, 2015
A recent blog post, MongoDB 3.2: Now Powered by PostgreSQL, contained revelations that MongoDB’s newest release, MongoDB 3.2, leverages Postgres to power its new BI connector, designed to work with SQL-compliant data analysis tools. However unlikely, it appears the biggest name in NoSQL has ...
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By Mathieu Le Faucheur, Dec 10, 2015
Fifty billion connected objects will invade the market over the next five years, according to some predictions. However, when we are talking about connected objects, otherwise known as the Internet of Things (IoT), multiple platforms and technological solutions come to mind. We are living in an interconnected era where ...
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By Jason Davis, Apr 16, 2015
The typical data center today contains a patchwork of data management technologies. From enterprise-class relational databases to limited, standalone NoSQL-only solutions to specialized extensions, the arsenal for managing data has become more diverse. And this diverse arsenal is a business imperative because the data has become more ...
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By Ahsan Hadi, Feb 20, 2015
This blog was co-written by Ibrar Ahmed. Advances in Postgres in recent releases have opened up opportunities for expanding features that support data integration. The most compelling of these new features are called Foreign Data Wrappers (FDWs). FDWs essentially act as a pipeline for data to move to and from Postgres ...
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By Ahsan Hadi, Nov 13, 2014
This blog was co-written by Ibrar Ahmed. Postgres provides a powerful feature called Foreign Data Wrappers (FDW), which enables DBAs to use the system as a single integration point to read, analyze and write to data from many remote data stores. Developers working in C can create new FDWs using the hooks exposed by ...
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By Jason Davis, Jul 24, 2014
This blog was co-written by Ahsan Hadi and Ibrar Ahmed. Postgres provides a powerful feature called Foreign Data Wrappers (FDW) which enables DBAs to use the system as a single integration point to read, analyze and write to data from many remote data stores.  C developers can create new Foreign Data ...
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By EnterpriseDB Author, Jul 17, 2014
Recent big data news showed finally there was some recognition by Oracle that enterprises might have more than one database vendor in their environments. And these organizations might need to use specialized, NoSQL niche solutions to address special problems. Voila, one version of ...
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By Keith Alsheimer, Jun 11, 2014
Postgres has the unique ability to act as a powerful data aggregator in many data centers. Bruce Momjian, EnterpriseDB senior database architect and co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, explored this unique and powerful capacity during the recent PG Conf NYC conference. His talk shows how Postgres's ...
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By EnterpriseDB Author, Mar 12, 2014
A decade ago, most companies faced financial challenges related to the dot-com bubble burst. Today, we’ve just gone through what was likely the worst financial crisis we’ll see in our lifetime. Whatever the reason for the challenges, it’s clear that some technology vendors have been unable to respond to the economics ...
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By Marc Linster, Feb 14, 2014
What day could be better than Valentine’s Day to pen a blog about TOAST and 10 other things to love about Postgres? And this year is a good year for it because advances in recent releases have expanded the solution’s capacity to support larger workloads, new data types and unstructured or semi-structured data. So much more ...
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By Fred Dalrymple, Feb 03, 2014
February marks an important development in EnterpriseDB’s expansion in India, where the use of open source software has been rising as technology buyers seek solutions with low upfront deployment costs. At a cost that is 80% or more less than traditional alternatives, Postgres represents significant savings. Our uptake ...
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By Vibhor Kumar, Jul 28, 2012
PostgreSQL has some useful functions which can be use to know about the privilege of a user on a particular Database object. Those functions is available in following link: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/functions-info.html Functions has_*_privilege in ...
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By Bruce Momjian, Jun 12, 2012
Object Identifiers (oids) were added to Postgres as a way to uniquely identify database objects, e.g. rows, tables, functions, etc. It is part of Postgres's
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