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First article in France about PostgreSQL v8

From: Francois Suter <dba(at)paragraf(dot)ch>
To: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: First article in France about PostgreSQL v8
Date: 2005-01-10 09:17:52
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Hi all,

As announced last week, I was already contacted about the upcoming 
release. The journalist didn't want to wait because he was going to 
publish this weekend. It's now done. It's in French, but here is for 
the record:

It's pretty nice since it the title says that the article is about Open 
Source DBMS, but the article has about 8 paragraphs about PostgreSQL 
and only 3 about MySQL 5 :-) In particular, the journalist kept my 
remarks about the more restrictive license used by MySQL.

Now the journalist had a question I wasn't able to answer and I think 
would be a nice addition to the press FAQ collected by Josh: what large 
(i.e. reknowned) applications support PostgreSQL in fields such as ERP, 
CRM, CMS, etc.? And the journalist didn't mean more Open Source stuff, 
but commercial applications. I suppose he was looking for signs of 

By the way, what is it exactly that Hyperic's software does? I coulnd't 
get past the marketese stuff on their web site (please, Hyperic guys on 
the list, don't take offence).



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