2ndQuadrant’s training courses are very popular amongst PostgreSQL professionals and enthusiasts, and have hosted more than 500 trainees in the last 10 years. Our current Public and On-Site training options, however, have their limitations. We are often asked: “When are you going to offer a training course in my region?“ It’s disheartening to tell people […]
I am very excited to announce the first release of “Cloud Native BDR Operator” for Kubernetes. BDR Operator is the first 2ndQuadrant product to be launched in the Cloud Native landscape and it is part of our long term commitment in this area: 2ndQuadrant indeed is a Silver member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation […]
This article gives a step by step guide to utilizing Machine Learning capabilities with 2UDA. In the article, we’ll use an example of Animals to predict whether they are mammals, Birds, Fish or Insects. Software versions We’re going to use 2UDA version 11.6-1 to implement the Machine Learning model. 2UDA version 11.6-1 combines: PostgreSQL 11.6 […]
Preamble How many current Barman users have thought about saving backups in a remote destination in the cloud? How many have thought about taking that backup directly from the PostgreSQL server itself? Well, since Barman 2.10 this is now possible! How? Let’s discover that together in the following articles.
PostgreSQL 12 contains two new server settings: ssl_min_protocol_version ssl_max_protocol_version As the names indicate, these are used to control the oldest (minimum) and newest (maximum) version of the SSL and TLS protocol family that the server will accept. (For historical reasons, in PostgreSQL, all settings related to SSL and TLS are named ssl_something, even though TLS […]
Securing data in motion is a necessity in today’s world. PostgreSQL provides a way to encrypt and authenticate communication by using a Secure Sockets Layer or SSL protocol. 2ndQuadrant hosted a webinar to give an introduction on using SSL, encryption and authentication methods, and how to successfully configure and deploy SSL with PostgreSQL. The webinar […]
K-nearest neighbor answers the question of “What is the closest match?”. PostgreSQL 12 can answer this question, and use indexes while doing it.
With the recent release of PostgreSQL 12, there’s been a lot of interest in the latest version and by popular demand, the team at 2ndQuadrant organized a live webinar on “PostgreSQL Partitioning”. The webinar was hosted by Simon Riggs, CTO 2ndQuadrant, who gave an overview of PostgreSQL partitioning features and how they play a key […]
In the past year, I have had many conversations with many clients and prospects about Postgres-BDR. For those of you who don’t know this Postgres-BDR has been in production for many mission critical deployments for quite some time. We have more clients coming on board each month. Most recently, I have been meeting with […]
I have written about managing a PostgreSQL commitfest before. During the PostgreSQL 13 development cycle, I did it again. This time I used a different strategy, mostly because I felt that there was excessive accumulation of very old patches that had received insufficient attention. So apart from bugfixes (which are always special cases), I focused […]