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Databases for EDB Databases for EDB

Databases for EDB on Cloud Pak for Data as a Service

Description

The Databases for EDB service provides the EDB Postegres Advanced Server database engine that optimizes the built-in features of PostgreSQL. EDB Postegres Advanced Server (formerly known as EnterpriseDB) is a PostgreSQL-based database engine optimized for performance, developer productivity, and compatibility with Oracle. Databases for EDB is a fully managed offering with 24x7 operations and support. Features include high availability, automated backup orchestration, and de-coupled scaling of storage, RAM, and vCPUs.

Cloud Pak for Data as a Service does not yet include a connector to EDB Postegres Advanced Server, however, you can use the PostgreSQL connector to create connections to EDB Postegres Advanced Server from Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog.

Restriction: When you connect to EDB through Cloud Pak for Data as a Service, you can use PostgreSQL features, but not EDB Postgres Advanced Server features. See the list of differences between PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server. This restriction applies only when you access EDB through Cloud Pak for Data as a Service. This restriction does not apply when you have an external service that uses the EDB Postgres Advanced Server driver to access the EDB Postgres Advanced Server service provisioned through Cloud Pak for Data as a Service.