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Re: Short summary of postgres and enterprisedb strategy issues

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Scott & Kathy Law <setters2(at)pacbell(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Short summary of postgres and enterprisedb strategy issues
Date: 2012-10-08 15:11:06
Message-ID: 20121008151106.GA9214@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Oct  3, 2012 at 09:44:56PM -0700, Scott & Kathy Law wrote:
> 
> here is a summary of issues with moving Postgres/EnterpriseDB fork into the mainstream business environment.. there are some severe accusations
> contained in this summary
> 
> "EnterpriseDB, and to a large extent, the open source PostgreSQL community has largely focused on the technical requirements of database architects and administrators. When the company speaks about its products and solutions, it tends to speak about the technical aspects of the technology and why it is good enough to be the foundation of today's applications.
> Dealing with today's decision process
> 
> Unfortunately, companies seldom select a database based solely upon its technical merits. 
> 
> I'm not aware of a single development tool or application framework supplier that leads with EntepriseDB or PostgreSQL. "
> 
> 
> http://www.zdnet.com/enterprisedb-competing-with-giants-7000004141/
>  
> comments >

Hard to argue that we need more solution-oriented tools and guides to
help adoption.

-- 
  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com

  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +


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