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EnterpriseDB Announces First-Ever Professional-Grade PostgreSQL Distribution for Linux

From: "Dave Page" <dave(dot)page(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
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Subject: EnterpriseDB Announces First-Ever Professional-Grade PostgreSQL Distribution for Linux
Date: 2007-08-07 21:55:08
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EnterpriseDB Postgres Now Available at the EnterpriseDB Postgres
Resource Center; Community-Based Site to Host Rich Repository of
PostgreSQL Resources

EnterpriseDB, the Oracle-compatible database company, today announced
the availability of EnterpriseDB Postgres, the first-ever
professional-grade distribution of the open source PostgreSQL database
for Linux, and the establishment of the EnterpriseDB Postgres Resource
Center, a community-based website for enterprise application developers
and DBAs. The Postgres Resource Center provides free downloads of
EnterpriseDB Postgres and serves as a rich repository of technical
information, tools, and other valuable PostgreSQL resources. The
EnterpriseDB Postgres Resource Center is located at

"The availability of a quality, commercial distribution of PostgreSQL
will expand its market appeal to a much larger user base," said Mark
Driver, vice president and research director, Gartner. "Bundled
distributions like EnterpriseDB Postgres can help enterprises simplify
and speed deployments."

Professional-Grade PostgreSQL Distribution

EnterpriseDB Postgres is an open source, pre-configured, certified
binary PostgreSQL distribution that simplifies enterprise deployment,
eliminating the need to source multiple software components on the Web
and manually assemble them. EnterpriseDB Postgres includes a one-click
installer that delivers the most commonly needed PostgreSQL components
and add-ons for major operating systems, including:

The most recent General Availability version of PostgreSQL, plus:

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
Cryptography (pgCrypto)
XML Support (libxml)
Full Text Search (TSearch2)
Database Linking (DBLink)
Languages: pl/pgSQL, pl/TCL, pl/Perl
Database Connectors: ODBC, JDBC
Graphical administration and monitoring (pgAdmin III and phpPgAdmin)
Replication (Slony-I)
Geospatial information server (PostGIS)
Comprehensive documentation
World's Leading PostgreSQL Support Organization

EnterpriseDB offers world-class, around-the-clock technical support and
related professional services for EnterpriseDB Postgres and other
PostgreSQL distributions. More information is available at the
EnterpriseDB Postgres Resource Center.

The EnterpriseDB Postgres Resource Center

In addition to offering free open source downloads of EnterpriseDB
Postgres, the EnterpriseDB Postgres Resource Center will be continually
enhanced with content that working PostgreSQL developers and DBAs will
find useful. The site also hosts community-based forums, enabling
EnterpriseDB Postgres users to interact with peers and leverage the
collective experience of the EnterpriseDB Postgres community

Two Powerful EnterpriseDB Offerings

EnterpriseDB Postgres is ideal for enterprises interested in deploying
open source PostgreSQL. EnterpriseDB also offers EnterpriseDB Advanced
Server, a relational database management system that is based on
PostgreSQL and includes value-added, enterprise-class capabilities and
add-ons, including the ability to run applications written for Oracle
unchanged, EnterpriseDB Replication Server, GridSQL for EnterpriseDB
Advanced Server, database migration tools, DBA management tools, and a
procedural language debugger. More information is available at

EnterpriseDB will be demonstrating EnterpriseDB Postgres in booth #1302
from August 7-10 at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in San Francisco.

About EnterpriseDB Corporation

EnterpriseDB develops and supports EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, the
world's leading Oracle-compatible relational database management system
(RDBMS). EnterpriseDB Advanced Server runs most applications written for
Oracle unchanged and at a small fraction of Oracle's cost. Built on
PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database, EnterpriseDB
Advanced Server has the reliability and scalability necessary for
high-volume, mission-critical enterprise use. The company is also the
world's leading provider of enterprise-class, PostgreSQL-based products
and services, including the EnterpriseDB Postgres distribution.
EnterpriseDB has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The
company was founded in March, 2004, and is headquartered in Iselin, N.J.
For more information, please contact +1-732-331-1300 or visit

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EnterpriseDB is a trademark of EnterpriseDB Corporation. Other names may
be trademarks of their respective owners.

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