January 2021

Welcome to the 4th issue of the Swarm64 PostgreSQL newsletter. Feel free to share this with friends and sign up to get relevant news for PostgreSQL performance innovations and best practices.

PostgreSQL News & Knowledge

PostgreSQL – 2020 database of the year!
DB-Engines measures the popularity of 360 DBMS, and in 2020, PostgreSQL led all others in growth in popularity.

Using PG Nitrous as a fast read replica for Amazon RDS PostgreSQL
PG Nitrous is a PostgreSQL database instance, accelerated by the Swarm64 DA extension, that provides much faster query performance than Amazon RDS or self-hosted PostgreSQL.

Upgrading and updating PostgeSQL
What are the best strategies for upgrading to PostgreSQL 13?

Dealing with streaming replication conflicts in PostgreSQL
Streaming replication in PostgreSQL is a well-established master-slave replication technique. This blog post describes replication conflicts and tells you how to deal with them.

Swarm64 DA Product News

NEW: PG Nitrous – PostgreSQL cloud on AWS. 30x faster queries than RDS
A new PostgreSQL cloud for people who want fast query performance. Powered by Swarm64 DA. Try it for free for 30 days.

Swarm64 Partner News

Mastering PostgreSQL 13
In the new book Cybertec’s CEO Hans-Jürgen Schönig will help you to understand PostgreSQL administration and how to build dynamic database solutions for enterprise apps with the latest release of PostgreSQL.

CYPEX – Rapid application development
Turning PostgreSQL tables into fully-fledged applications has never been easier.

PostgreSQL Webcast Recordings

Introduction to PG Nitrous – PostgreSQL cloud
PG Nitrous is a new PostgreSQL cloud, hosted on AWS and accelerated by Swarm64 DA. Learn how to use PG Nitrous for query-intensive projects and how it compares to other PostgreSQL cloud options like Amazon RDS.

Modernizing legacy data warehousing with open source PostgreSQL
With the arrival of new parallel processing, columnar storage, and indexing extensions, PostgreSQL has become a viable option for analytics & data warehousing. Join PostgreSQL experts from CYBERTEC and Swarm64 to learn about modernizing your SQL data warehouse & analytics platforms with open source PostgreSQL.

PostgreSQL columnstore indexing best practices
Swarm64 Solution Architect, Sebastian Dressler will explain columnstore indexing best practices to help you get the best query performance out off your Postgres database.

Migrate to PostgreSQL and reduce TCO by 80%
Join Cybertec’s webinar to learn more about migration to PostgreSQL, why you should migrate NOW and how CYBERTEC makes the migration as easy, comfortable and efficient as possible.

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