Posts by: marco.nenciarini

Announcing Barman 1.6.0

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Version 1.6.0 of Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL, has been released.

JSONB type performance in PostgreSQL 9.4

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The 9.4 version of PostgreSQL introduces the JSONB data type, a specialised representation of the JSON data, allowing PostgreSQL to be competitive in managing the “lingua franca” of the moment for the exchange of data via web services. It is useful to perform a number of tests to verify its actual performance.

Barman 1.1.1 packages available for Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

Barman 1.1.1 was released few days ago, but until now it wasn’t available for Ubuntu 12.04. Now, you can simply add the below PPA to get the latest version of Barman in your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This quick tutorial will show you how to add Barman Official PPA in Ubuntu 12.04. Objectives: Add Barman Official…

How to test Greenplum Community Edition 4.2.1 on VirtualBox

As usual Greenplum Community Edition 4.2.1 is available as a VMWare virtual machine based on CentOS with all the fancy tools and the documentation already installed. This allows you to easily try it. This article is an updated guide about running the provided image on VirtualBox.

How to install fuzzystrmatch on Greenplum Community Edition

Some members of the Greenplum Community Forum have been asking about how to install on Greenplum CE a very useful “contrib” module available for PostgreSQL.

Installing Greenplum Single Node Edition on Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid)

Officially Greenplum Database Single Node Edition (SNE) is only installable on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Linux Enteprise Server (SLES), but while surfing the web I have seen many requests on how to install it on Debian/Ubuntu. Here I’m trying to give you some advices.