September 28, 2020

Greenplum Database Upgrade

Greenplum database team earlier last year started working towards building a in-place major version upgrade tool, gpupgrade. The driving force in developing less time and less space consuming upgrades was to offer an easy upgrade path for customers. This tool will enable customers to quickly and confidently upgrade to

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Relocatable Postgres Builds

As engineers on the Greenplum Release Engineering team, we recently had the opportunity to do an in-depth exploration of Postgres’ build system. Greenplum Server is based on Postgres and has inherited the upstream build system. Our team was working on producing a relocatable build of Greenplum Server which

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