PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source object-relational database with over two decades of continuous development. It is one of my favorite databases because of its community, functionality, and extendability. FreeBSD with built-in ZFS support, jails, and several other features is a great platform to host your PostgreSQL instance.
If you are unfamiliar with FreeBSD, it is an operating system for your PC, server or embedded system that is free and open source.
Although Windows is not my primary operating system, I do need to use it in order to get my day job done. Therefore I run Windows in a VirtualBox VM. A good habit to have, and I often use is to lock my computer whenever I walk away from it. Unfortunately, this can have some unexpected effects on some desktops. When the focus is on the VM and using the hotkeys (Windows + L) the VM will lock leaving the workstation unlocked. A quick web search didn't reveal the correct solution so I figured I…