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Gary Carter, Director, Product Marketing

A seasoned software engineering professional with experience developing robust software tools and applications, Gary has worked primarily on building complex client-server and n-tier web applications in both hands-on and management roles including: Requirements Specifications, Quality Assurance, Documentation, Business Analysis, Engineering, and Project Management.

Gary Carter, Aug 19, 2016
You may have heard the phrase: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. It implies that competitors doing what you already do validate your actions without explicitly saying ...
Gary Carter, Jun 21, 2016
One of the most frequent questions we get here at EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) from database administrators (DBAs) and developers is, ...
Gary Carter, Feb 04, 2016
Organizations can reduce their database spend by 80% or more by deploying EDB Postgres in place of traditional database solutions like Oracle, according to calculations in a recent ...
Gary Carter, Jan 15, 2016
With nearly 10 million downloads over the past five years, Postgres is the leading enterprise open source database. In a report
Gary Carter, Nov 23, 2015
Open source software has been saving organizations money for years in operating systems with Linux, in the middleware layer with tools like JBoss, and virtualization with Xen and other options. These IT organizations embarked on these journeys to open source alternatives to reconfigure IT spending and improve their agility to drive ...
Gary Carter, Jun 08, 2015
Plenty of pixels have spotlighted the database solutions that have emerged to meet the demands of new and bigger data loads. But how this is affecting the database administrator, not so much. Database professionals are under the gun to manage more data, more databases and more database solutions than ever before. These are among the ...
Gary Carter, Mar 02, 2015
With the most recent release of Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.4, EnterpriseDB (EDB) has also upgraded our database enterprise management console, Postgres Enterprise Manager (PEM). The new PEM 5.0 delivers all the enterprise-class tools necessary for DBAs and Developers to easily administer, monitor and tune large Postgres ...
Gary Carter, Feb 18, 2015
The newest release of Postgres Plus from EDB is a serious game changer for DBAs and organizations running mixed workloads on their mission critical systems. Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.4 now features the ability to prioritize enterprise workloads to prevent a single job or group of jobs from monopolizing system CPU or I/O ...
Gary Carter, Jul 02, 2014
EnterpriseDB has long had a close and meaningful relationship with the open source PostgreSQL community. This takes shape in a number of ways, from sponsoring PostgreSQL events worldwide to underwriting organizational and development initiatives by supporting employee contributions to the community. A significant number of the ...
Gary Carter, Jun 24, 2014
PostgreSQL has advanced significantly in features and capabilities in recent releases, prompting companies worldwide to accelerate their adoption of PostgreSQL. With this rising interest come more and more queries from users of Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server exploring PostgreSQL (commonly called Postgres) for their individual needs. With ...
Gary Carter, Jan 16, 2014
With our most recent release of Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.3, EnterpriseDB also made some nifty new updates to our enterprise-class database management console, Postgres Enterprise Manager. If yours is like a lot of other organizations around the world today that are serious about using Postgres as your database platform or you ...
Gary Carter, Dec 20, 2013
EnterpriseDB has just released a critical component for meeting stringent high 9’s enterprise-level High Availability demands with Postgres. As the newest member in our family of integrated tools for Postgres Plus Advanced Server and community PostgreSQL deployments, EDB Failover Manager addresses a longtime gap in Postgres HA ...
Gary Carter, Dec 04, 2013
At EnterpriseDB, we have built our history and reputation advancing community PostgreSQL to meet the demands of the enterprise. With the recent release of our Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.3, we have continued that tradition. The performance enhancements to partitioning and materialized views that we developed and integrated into ...
Gary Carter, Feb 06, 2013
This engineering blog by Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger is another great example of the robust feature set available today in PostgreSQL to handle some of the most modern of database scalability problems. Note that he highlights not just core features, but tools from the Postgres ecosystem like pg_reorg and Wal-E as well as some ...

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