jeudi 3 janvier 2013

pgBadger HTML5 overhaul : preview

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pgBadger is a powerful tool to optimize your PostgreSQL servers. Using your server log files, pgBadger will analyze the SQL traffic and produce a profusion of statistics (longest queries, read/write ratio, etc.). This is very helpful but the amount of data generated is so big that the pgbadger  […]

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vendredi 12 octobre 2012

PostgreSQL Session #4 : From Oracle to PostgreSQL

As a nice coincidence the 4th PostgreSQL Session held Thursday, October 4 which was also the last day of Oracle Open World conference. Suffice to say that the two events didn't share the same definition of the word "Open"! As for the previous sessions organized by Dalibo, the room was full  […]

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dimanche 18 mars 2012

PostgreSQL Magazine needs you !

The first official issue of PostgreSQL Magazine is on its way ! If you want to help us, now is the time ! We need reviewers. Proof-reading takes only a few minutes and it's a great way of contributing. It's an important job that gives the magazine its quality. The review process based on a quite  […]

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mardi 31 janvier 2012

Write a Foreign Data Wrapper in 15 minutes (Part 1/2)

Among the long list of new features of PostgreSQL 9.1 the new SQL/MED implementation is probably of the most underrated. SQL/MED is an extension of the SQL standard defines foreign data wrappers (FDW) that allow you to reach data located outside of your database, with regular SQL request (MED stands  […]

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vendredi 20 mai 2011

PostgreSQL Magazine #00 is out

I'm very pleased to announce the release of the demo version of the so-called "PostgreSQL Magazine". The issue #00 is available in both online and paper versions. You can either : Read it Online: http://pgmag.org/00/read Buy the Print Edition: http://pgmag.org/00/buy or Download the PDF:  […]

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mercredi 1 septembre 2010

Predicting Postgres 9.0 final release date...

While the first candidate release of PostgreSQL 9.0 RC1 is just coming out , impatience increases and the question comes again and again : "When can we use version 9.0 in production ? " . Obviously, it is impossible to give a precise answer to this question because the delivery process of PostgreSQL versions is not based on a strict schedule (like Ubuntu for example) but on the quality and quantity of tests ...

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mardi 17 novembre 2009

PG Day Europe 2009 : One week later

One full week has passed since the end of PG Day Europe 2009 and yet it's still hard to describe the intensity of these 2 days of meeting. Everything went so fast ! Here's some figures to : 25 talks, 32 speakers, 200 PostgreSQL fanboys and fangirls... I had the chance to be part of the organization,  […]

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dimanche 16 septembre 2007

Should PostgreSQL Europe organisation settle down in France ?

hi folks ! Over the last few days, I've met almost every "key members" of the PostgreSQLFr association and asked if they would be OK to transform the association into an European purpose one. The response is unanimous : they are not comfortable with the idea that the french association  […]

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