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Jason Davis, Director of Product Management

Jason is a Director of Product Management at EnterpriseDB. A 15 year veteran of the enterprise software industry, he currently directs the efforts of the team of engineers who develop new solutions for the Postgres ecosystem. Jason blogs about the exciting new capabilities and product releases from EnterpriseDB. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Brandeis University and an MBA from New York University.

Jason Davis, Sep 15, 2016
A main pillar of the EDB Postgres™ Platform from EnterpriseDB™ (EDB) is the Management Suite, which provides capabilities for disaster recovery, high availability, ...
Jason Davis, Apr 14, 2016
EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) developed a high-performance tool for loading data in bulk called EDB*Loader that is twice as fast as PostgreSQL COPY and outperforms standard ...
Jason Davis, Feb 12, 2016
Recently, EDB significantly optimized locking mechanisms that improved scalability and performance in PostgreSQL 9.5. EDB further enhanced the locking subsystems to deliver even greater ...
Jason Davis, Jan 29, 2016
The newest version of EDB Postgres Advanced Server® merges the recently released community version of PostgreSQL with EDB’s enterprise-class, ...
Jason Davis, Jan 08, 2016
The release of PostgreSQL 9.5 marks a turning point for enterprises using PostgreSQL for the development of high-speed mobile, web and digital economy applications, many ...
Jason Davis, Sep 10, 2015
It doesn’t take a specialized solution to create an unstructured database to support workloads for emerging mobile, social and machine data. Certainly, NoSQL-only solutions have a place in the data center to meet the needs of specific applications. But Postgres has emerged with the capabilities to support most applications ...
Jason Davis, Jun 19, 2015
EnterpriseDB and Lenovo have been working together to promote a powerful yet cost-effective choice for customers of Lenovo’s X6 line of enterprise servers. EDB’s engineering team got hold of a Lenovo 3850 X6 and decided to put it through the paces with Postgres Plus Advanced Server (PPAS) 9.4 and a pre release version of ...
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 ...
Jason Davis, Nov 04, 2014
This blog was co-written by Ahsan Hadi. The idea of ‘horizontal scalability’ was discussed in great detail at PGCon 2014 in Ottawa this year. It is great to see the community discussing ideas on how PostgreSQL can incorporate horizontally scalable features into the core of the database. Although ...
Jason Davis, Oct 28, 2014
EnterpriseDB (EDB) has received many questions regarding our support of a new PostgreSQL feature under development named BDR (Bi-Directional Replication). This blog post is intended to help Postgres users better understand this feature and their choices for Postgres replication solutions, including our own EDB xDB Replication ...
Jason Davis, Oct 20, 2014
Postgres has transformed in recent years with advancing capabilities and new tools. While features and capabilities have encouraged more and larger enterprises to deploy Postgres for a wider range of workloads, the tools have helped DBAs manage and expand their databases. A remaining challenge for DBAs, however, was the complex ...
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 ...
Jason Davis, Jun 03, 2014
With more than 2,400 customers, EnterpriseDB is well positioned to learn a great deal from Postgres users and gain deep insight into their needs and wishes. This interaction influences our product roadmap, and innovation in our new releases regularly features customer requests that benefit all. The most recent results of our ...

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