It’s well understood that backing up your database is, arguably, the single most important step in preventing data loss and building redundancy into your application. A thoroughly redundant backup plan will include having replica servers on standby and filesystem level backups for disaster recovery. The second most important step is verifying those same backups. Unfortunately, […]
The Open Source PostgreSQL database is one of the most popular relational databases. More and more Web developers and DBAs are choosing PostgreSQL for it’s stability and reliability. The out-of-the-box install of PostgreSQL is good, but a few basic configuration changes can make it much faster while using fewer system resources. Tuning a database can be overwhelming […]
We are quite happy about the fact that Intervals has been increasing in size and popularity since we first launched it six years ago. One of the “growing pains” we encountered was the challenge of providing a fast and relevant search for our customers as the amount of data in their accounts increased. Intervals’ customers […]
The Intervals launch press release has been picked up by postgreSQL.org.