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Continuent Launches Tungsten for PostgreSQL 8.4

Posted on 2009-07-07

SAN JOSE, CA – July 7, 2009 – Continuent, Inc., a leading provider of commercial open source solutions for continuous data availability, advanced database replication and scale-out solutions, today announced the availability of Continuent Tungsten for PostgreSQL.

Continuent Tungsten harnesses the power of advanced open source and commercial technologies to deliver data availability and database performance scalability solutions that are based on the Tungsten open source components, a unique collection of solutions for database scale-out. Continuent Tungsten offers easy to manage, dynamic database clusters with the highest levels of availability and scalability for PostgreSQL, MySQL® and Oracle®.

Continuent Tungsten solutions are divided into four (4) offerings – Tungsten Easy HA, Tungsten Easy HA Plus, Tungsten Easy Scale and Tungsten Enterprise – designed to solve particular types of continuous data availability and performance scaling problems.

“PostgreSQL 8.4 has over 290 enhancements. With Continuent Tungsten, PostgreSQL gains enterprise-level high availability, scalability and replication,” said Simon Riggs at 2ndQuadrant, developer of the main recovery, replication and high availability features in PostgreSQL since version 8.0.

“Continuent Tungsten raises the bar for data availability and database performance solutions in PostgreSQL environments. We're encouraging PostgreSQL users to contact us and apply for a free evaluation copy,” says Robert Hodges, CTO at Continuent.

Continuent Tungsten for PostgreSQL will be available in July. The pricing for Tungsten Easy HA and Tungsten Easy Scale solutions starts at $500 per month. For more information about Continuent and our involvement in the open source community, visit http://www.continuent.com.

About Continuent

Continuent, the world's leading provider of data availability and database performance scalability solutions, offers database high availability and incremental performance scaling using commodity hardware and databases. We provide continuous uptime so you can deliver business critical database applications with high data availability and accessibility. We also offer support, training and consulting services to our customers worldwide.

Continuent’s Tungsten solutions provide a unique collection of technologies for database scale-out. Tungsten stack is 100% open source. Tungsten is operating system independent and supports both commercial and open source databases including Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL and EnterpriseDB™.

For more information about Continuent and our products, visit www.continuent.com.

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