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Re: Postgres in government

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Mark Steckel <mjs(at)eworldes(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres in government
Date: 2005-05-19 20:16:56
Message-ID: 20050519201656.GA13225@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 10:19:16AM -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Josh,
> 
> > Sandia Labs
> > US Army
> > Dept of Forestry
> > State of California
> > NCSA
> > NOAA
> 
> Wow, amazingly enough, the above doesn't include any of the three.
> Is there a Federal agency *not* using PostgreSQL?

I doubt it.

As I see it, PostgreSQL is in approximately the position that Linux,
Apache, Perl, &c. were in the late 1990s, which is to say that it's
already been sneaked, er, I mean "informally deployed" into just about
every IT organization worth the name, and is just starting to get some
official recognition.

Cheers,
D
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