Triggers: A Love/Hate Relationship

For this installment of PGSQL Phriday #007, Lætita Avrot asked us to blog about triggers in PostgreSQL. Love them, like them, or hate them, triggers often… well… trigger strong reactions. 😂 To get an idea of why triggers can cause so many reactions, I want to give a really brief history of triggers (from my … Read more

The Cognitive Load of Licensing

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Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Redgate headquarters in Cambridge, UK. It was my first time traveling to England, being at the main office, and meeting so many coworkers IRL. I had (Gluten free!) fish & chips, a proper English breakfast, and came home with a sampling of traditional English sweets to … Read more

What I Wish I Had Known About PostgreSQL

For PGSQL Phriday #006, Grant Fritchey asked us to think about one of the helpful tidbits that we wish we had known earlier about PostgreSQL as we tried to learn using it effectively. Like myself and so many others, Grant has come to PostgreSQL with years of experience in another database platform, primarily SQL Server. … Read more