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Re: Sun supporting PostgreSQL

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Sun supporting PostgreSQL
Date: 2005-11-18 02:17:53
Message-ID: 20051117221612.L1019@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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Wow, it takes a *long* time to process 21k subscribers ... I take it 
you've now received also?  I just checked the newsgroup pgsql.general and 
it too received it ...



On Thu, 17 Nov 2005, Josh Berkus wrote:

> Community members:
>
> Today, Sun announced that they would be supporting and shipping PostgreSQL
> as a part of Solaris distribution.  The press release should be here very
> soon, if it's not already:
> http://www.sun.com/smi/Press/sunflash/web_sunflash.html
>
> This should come as no surprise to the hackers in our community who've
> noticed an increasing number of @sun.com addresses on the pgsql-hackers
> list in the last few months.  Sun's support for PostgreSQL will involve:
> help in optimizing for Solaris; DTrace; Solaris packages; sponsorship of
> community members and projects; and direct contributions/advice from Sun
> engineers on database performance.   More later as this stuff actually
> gets rolling.
>
> I think almost everyone here will agree with me that Sun is a very welcome
> addition to our community of corporate supporters.
>
> -- 
> --Josh Berkus
>
> Josh Berkus
> PostgreSQL Project Core Team
> www.postgresql.org
>
> (all opinions expressed are my own; I do not speak
> for the Project unless specifically noted.)
>
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