Entries by Britt Cole

Don’t be hard-headed… Harden your PostgreSQL database to ensure security

When it comes to database security, the risk is definitely not worth the reward. Being hard-headed about database security procedures can not only disrupt your business and cost you millions, but it can make irreparable damage to your customer relationship and public identity. How important is the security of your data to your organization Nearly […]

PostgreSQL and the Platinum Guarantee

2ndQuadrant experts have recently fixed a bug in PostgreSQL, outstanding since the 9.3 release, that causes Free Space Map (FSM) corruption, resulting in INSERT/UPDATE queries to fail on the affected table. More details here. The fix will be included in maintenance releases for PostgreSQL due in next quarter, but has already been released to 2ndQuadrant customers. This […]

Working Together to create an Open Source World

Last week, 2ndQuadrant‘s Gabriele Bartolini was privileged to speak at IBM Italia’s Open Innovation event in Milan, Italy. At this event, IBM highlighted the strengths of open source such as flexibility, continuous innovation, and a collaborative community. With the impact of open source growing rapidly on business decisions, members of the open source and PostgreSQL […]

5432…MeetUs! Conference Gives Opportunities for Meaningful Takeaways

If you are eager to learn new competencies or advance your skills in PostgreSQL and other Open Source programs, platforms, and languages, you should join us at the 5432…MeetUs! conference! Between the workshop track offered during the conference and the optional trainings offered in the two days following the conference, it looks like there will be something […]

Keen on Kanban? The 5432…MeetUs! Conference can teach you everything you need to know!

Keynote speakers are always something everyone looks forward to at conferences.  We’re particularly looking forward to seeing Dragos Dumitriu team up with our very own Gabriele Bartolini at the 5432…MeetUs! conference in Milan, Italy June 28 and 29. Dragos Dumitriu is an industry leader in the Agile community and renowned Kanban expert – helping to improve […]