EDB Postgres Advanced Server Reviews

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May 17, 2017
Jonah Dempcy | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Pros and Cons

  • Developer tools including debugging, JSON and XML support, libraries for preferred languages and good examples all facilitated integration and development. Robust features for developers.
  • Security is top notch and supports far beyond what we required for our project, which is a good thing.
  • Performance, throttling, monitoring and optimization are all top notch and helped us keep response times low and save on bandwidth and hosting costs.
  • Documentation is excellent but spread out across many resources and can take a while to wade through—would benefit from having more intro level, getting started guides for various languages.
  • Ruby support is excellent but more Ruby examples and beginner-level documentation would be nice.
  • It is sometimes hard to find a community of users on StackOverflow so a larger community, and a dedicated forum with active members to answer questions and work through issues would be nice.
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February 02, 2016
Jamey Hanson | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Pros and Cons

  • PPAS Oracle compatibility, especially the PL/SQL syntax, has made migrating database-tier code very simple. Most Oracle packages do not need to be changed at all and those that do are generally for simple reasons like a reserved word in PPAS that is allowed in Oracle.
  • PPAS xDB, the multi-master replication tool, is simple and - most important - does not break with network or other interruptions. We have been able to configure and forget, which our customers could never do with other multi-master tools.
  • Most people had no idea that PPAS and PostgreSQL have full CRUD support for JSON. They think you need a specialized product and/or that JSON is read-only. Every organization that I have worked with is evaluating adding JSON to their relational model.
  • There are too many custom add-ons that should be part of the default installation. For example, PostGIS - the geospatial tool, foreign-data-wrappers, XML & HSTORE data types, UUIDs and other pieces are not included by default.
  • The marketing and related material is too focussed on technology and not enough on capability. For example, you would not know that full CRUD on JSON is supported unless you read all the material - that is a big deal, but they seem to miss it.
  • The backup and recovery tools are not as good as Oracle's and they should be improved.
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EDB Postgres Advanced Server Scorecard Summary

What is EDB Postgres Advanced Server?

The EDB Postgres Advanced Server is an advanced deployment of the PostgreSQL relational database with greater features and Oracle compatibility, from EnterpriseDB headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.
Categories:  Relational Databases

EDB Postgres Advanced Server Technical Details

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What is EDB Postgres Advanced Server?

The EDB Postgres Advanced Server is an advanced deployment of the PostgreSQL relational database with greater features and Oracle compatibility, from EnterpriseDB headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.

Who uses EDB Postgres Advanced Server?

The most common users of EDB Postgres Advanced Server are Small Businesses from the Computer Hardware industry.