November 14, 2018

PostgreSQL Tips: Template Databases

In this PostgreSQL Tip, we demystify PostgreSQL template databases and how and when you might use them. Template databases are really useful when you use the same database objects every time you create a new database.

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November 8, 2018

Take a Dip into PostgreSQL Arrays

There are a number of datatypes available in PostgreSQL. In this article, we're going to take a look at the array datatype.

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October 29, 2018

PostgreSQL Tips: Installing the PostgreSQL Client

Why install all of PostgreSQL when your database server is up in the cloud? In this PostgreSQL Tip, we'll look at how you can install just psql on Windows, Linux, and macOS, allowing you to quickly get up and running and connected to your IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL service.

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October 8, 2018

A Quick Guide to IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL

As you may have seen, we're launching a new range of databases called IBM Cloud Databases with Databases for PostgreSQL and Databases for Redis. If not, then let's get you up to speed by looking at IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL.

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September 14, 2018

An Update on the Updating of IBM Cloud Compose for PostgreSQL

If you haven't upgraded your Compose for PostgreSQL deployment to the latest security-fixed version, we'll be upgrading it for you in the coming weeks. But you still have time to take control of the upgrade.

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August 16, 2018

New IBM Cloud Compose for PostgreSQL Version Updates Address Security Issues

IBM Cloud Compose for PostgreSQL has new versions available that address security issues for which we recommend updating existing deployments as soon as possible.

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August 16, 2018

Hyper Protect DBaaS – PostgreSQL Now Available

As of August 8, 2018, IBM Hyper Protect DBaaS Experimental has a new addition to the databases it can support—PostgreSQL.

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May 10, 2016

Building for the Open API Economy

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are everywhere around us today. Just think – every time you “like” a post or send a friend request on social media, you are talking to an API. But until recently, it was primarily software engineers who were responsible for understanding APIs. Nowadays, the scenario is changing rapidly. Leading enterprises are taking an API-first approach to building their business strategy. This revolution has given way to the open API economy, driven by connected devices and an ever-growing ocean of useable data.

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November 19, 2015

PostgreSQL database hosting with ElephantSQL on Bluemix

ElephantSQL is a PostgreSQL database hosting service, offering databases ranging from shared servers for smaller projects and proof of concepts, up to enterprise grade multi server setups. Administrative tasks of PostgreSQL, such as installation, upgrades to latest stable version and backup handling are managed by ElephantSQL. With a click of a button your database is provisioned in Bluemix. Let’s get started with your managed PostgreSQL server!

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