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Peter Dreuw
The open source SSH client "PuTTY", which is very popular with Windows administrators, was released in a new version last Saturday. This update is the first to come after about 20 months and closes some important security gaps. Users should update immediately The currently released version 0.71...
Michael Banck
Patroni is a PostgreSQL high availability solution with a focus on containers and Kubernetes. Until recently, the available Debian packages had to be configured manually and did not integrate well with the rest of the distribution. For the upcoming Debian 10 "Buster" release, the Patroni packages...
Alexander Sosna
Many users are required to run virus scanners on all of their IT systems due to vendor requirements or working instructions. This general requirement can lead to problems for IT systems that are neither desktops nor simple file servers. Usual interpretations of baseline security requirements demand...
Carsten Meskes
Expansion of Open Source Support Center & PostgreSQL Competence Center in USA credativ Group, Maryland, 01/29/2019 credativ group, a leading provider of Open Source solutions and support in both Europe and Asia, announces a strategic expansion into the American market as part of a deal...
Christoph Berg
This week version 1.3 of our PostgreSQL appliance Elephant Shed was released. The highlight of the new version is support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7. As is already the case for Debian, the appliance heavily relies on the postgresql-common infrastructure which was previously ported...
Christoph Berg
Today PostgreSQL version 11 was released. The new release brings improvements in many areas. Since version 9.6 query plans can be executed on multiple CPU cores in parallel, this is now supported for other plan types, especially the creation of B-tree indexes. Sequential scans and UNION queries...
Philip Haas
Next week, credativ is visiting two enormously important open source events:
 In Edinburgh, Scotland, enthusiasts from all over the world will meet for the Open Source Summit Europe 2018 . With 220+ lectures, a lot of stars from the open source scene and over 30 exhibitors, visitors can expect a...
Carsten Meskes
From mid to late June credativ attended 3 consecutive conferences in Asia. The Open Source Summit Japan , the LC3 China and the PG Open China . Open Source Summit Japan As in the previous year, the Open Source Summit Japan was held again at the Ariake Conference Center on Odaiba, in the Bay of...
Philip Haas
Last weekend, DebCamp, which is the pre-event of the largest Debian conference worldwide - DebConf , started. This years DebConf will take place in Taiwan from July 29 th to August 05 th . After we already took part in this years MiniDebConf in Hamburg, we are now also going to visit Taiwan to...
Michael Banck
The second beta release of PostgreSQL 11 (which is now feature frozen) has been released recently. Time to look at some of the improvements that credativ has contributed in the area of checksums and backups. Checksum verification during base backups Since version 9.3 it is possible to enable...