Analyst White Papers

The 2016 results of Gartner’s analysis in the Operational Database Management Systems Magic Quadrant 2016 report highlight EDB Postgres as the leading OSS DBMS vendor and key strengths* and positions EDB in the Challenger's quadrant. Click here to read the full report.

In the report - Emerging Technology Trends Create Opportunities for DBMS Cost Optimization Gartner examines emerging technology trends around maturing open source DBMSs, cloud deployment options, and consolidation trends and presents opportunities for IT to optimize costs and accelerate digital business initiatives. This report includes a newsletter with additional information around open source adoption, taking control of your Oracle deployments, customer success, and the EDB Postgres Platform.  

Relational databases have evolved to support broader data management demands. This examination shows how they are solving common problems.

The Gartner report, State of Open Source RDBMS, 2015* utilized the following strategic assumptions:

  • By 2018, more than 70% of new in-house applications will be developed on an OSDBMS and,
  • 50% of existing commercial RDBMS instances will have been converted or will be in process.

Learn how companies today are deploying relational OSDBMS and reserving more expensive licenses for the workloads that require specific functionality. 

Read the IDC whitepaper, sponsored by EDB - The Economic and Business Advantages of EnterpriseDB Postgres Database Solutions, and learn how IDC’s study determined that the three-year return on investment (ROI) for the EDB Postgres platform is 168%. In addition, the study found that with the EDB Postgres Platform, customers better positioned themselves for meeting expanding business demands, while reducing costs across the board compared to previous or other solutions.

Evan Quinn, a leading database management system (DBMS) analyst now at Enterprise Management Associates, put out a February 2014 report examining the rise and growing prominence of PostgreSQL. His report includes commentary from Bruce Momjian, co-founder of the PostgreSQL community Global Development Group, on the history and stability of the world’s largest independent open source development community as well as priorities for PostgreSQL 9.4. In this report, Evan also considers the critical role of EnterpriseDB in providing support and software to ensure enterprise success with PostgreSQL.

Butler Group analyst Martin Gandar provides an overview of the market opportunity for EnterpriseDB and analyzes their ability to capitalize on the 20% annual growth in the use of open source databases.

Butler Group analyst Martin Gandar provides an in-depth review of the EnterpriseDB product suite and highlights the key strengths and weaknesses of the product.

Leading analyst Curt Monash explores database options in a cost-conscious world, and discusses the mid-level alternatives to the leading relational database management systems.

The reality in today's market is that companies must continue to upgrade their technology or risk falling behind their competition. Leading analyst Judith Hurwitz explains that what works for many customers is the selection of a hybrid solution, and provides insight into one solution intended to provide this type of hybrid approach to customers.

EnterpriseDB recently licensed its Oracle compatibility functionality to fellow database vendor IBM but has shown that it continues to differentiate itself. The company also unveiled Infinite Cache, a new virtual-caching capability based on memcached that is designed to improve the scalability of memory-intensive applications.