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Here’s How You Can Choose the Right Database For Your Business!

Choosing a database is a long term decision and altering that decision later can be a difficult and expensive proposition. So, IT managers need to get it right the first time around. Choosing…

The Architecture of Cloud Foundry

This article explains the architecture of Cloud Foundry, a cloud virtualisation platform that is gaining popularity. So what is a cloud virtualisation platform? It is a layer of software that sits between the…

Availability of source code

FOSS is __FUN__: The Fifth Freedom, Part 2

Stallman’s classic definition of open source speaks of the four freedoms — the freedom to run the program in any way one likes, the freedom to study the source code and modify it,…

Installing and using PostgreSQL modules

Installing and Using PostgreSQL Modules

In this article, we will learn how to install and use the PostgreSQL modules chkpass, fuzzystrmatch, isn and hstore. Modules add different capabilities to a database, like admin and monitoring tools, new data…

A rant on DBAs

FOSS is __FUN__: Get the Basics Right

A few thoughts about databases in general… and some rants about the good old ways. There are a plethora of free/open source databases around, from the good old Berkeley DB, SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL,…

PostgreSQL Clustering

Postgres-XC — A PostgreSQL Clustering Solution

What started with a simple relational database system, is expanding its horizons by developing new technology that satiates the ever-increasing need for more data storage, greater transaction throughput and higher availability. Using a…

Partitioning in PostgreSQL

Partitioning in PostgreSQL

Partitioning refers to splitting a large table into smaller pieces. This article covers the basics of partitioning in PostgreSQL. Currently, PostgreSQL supports range and list partitioning via table inheritance. Basically, you have to…

Kerala State Electricity Board opts for FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board Saves a Whopping Rs 8 Crore, Using FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) switched to open source solutions only a few years back, and now, not only manages the accounting and billing information of users across Kerala, but has made impressive…

PostgreSQL

IT Service Provider Turns to PostgreSQL for Scalability

A S Kumaresan, an Enterprise DB contest winner, tells LINUX For You why PostgreSQL was an obvious choice for an ICT provider. When a client entrusts its database to an IT service provider,…

Bineeta Guharoy

A Media Organisation Keeps Its Data Safe with PostgreSQL

Bineeta Guharoy ,one of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest winners, shares her views on why she trusts PostgreSQL to keep critical data safe. A media house is well aware of the importance of keeping…

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