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Oracle DB admins urged to swap their gas guzzler for an electric car

Postgres Vision At the Postgres Vision 16 conference taking place in San Francisco this week, Ed Boyajian, president and CEO of EnterpriseDB, tried to convince attendees to abandon their Hummers for electric cars. Boyajian wasn't moonlighting for Tesla. Rather, he was peddling a metaphor in which expensive gas-guzzlers represent traditional …
Thomas Claburn, 13 Oct 2016
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EnterpriseDB chucks devs free tools to craft NoSQL web apps with PostgreSQL

Enterprise-class PostgreSQL database vendor EnterpriseDB has launched a free turnkey development environment designed to make it easier for coders to build web applications using PostgreSQL's new NoSQL capabilities. The open source PostgreSQL project has been adding NoSQL-like features for the past couple of versions, most …
Neil McAllister, 19 Aug 2014
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EnterpriseDB cranks up Postgres database scalability

EnterpriseDB, the commercial entity that is helping to push development of the open source PostgreSQL relational database – and profit from it – is trying to keep the heat on database rival Oracle with its latest 9.2 release and a matching 3.0 update of its database management console. The PostgreSQL project put out its beta …
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PostgreSQL revs to 9.1, aims for enterprise

The drumbeat of improvements keep coming from the PostgreSQL community that hopes to make that database an enterprise-class alternative to the MySQL and 11g databases controlled by Oracle, the three DB2 databases sold by IBM, and the SQL Server database from Microsoft. With today's delivery of the PostgreSQL 9.1 community …
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EnterpriseDB comforts HP-UX shops with PostgreSQL

EnterpriseDB – the entity that sells an extended version of the open source PostgreSQL database as well as commercial-grade support for that software – is sitting pretty. At just the moment that Hewlett-Packard is embroiled in a lawsuit concerning Oracle's cessation of development of its database, middleware, and applications …
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MySQL price hikes reveal depth of Oracle's wallet love

Open...and Shut Oracle has repeatedly declared its intent to invest heavily in MySQL technology in its effort to up-end Microsoft's SQL Server business. What it didn't say, but which should have been clear, given Oracle's treatment of its own database customers, is that MySQL customers were going to have to pay for those investments. Through …
Matt Asay, 8 Oct 2010
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EnterpriseDB offers 'way out' from Oracle price hikes

EnterpriseDB has announced a migration assessment program for database customers who want a "way out" from Oracle price hikes. The program features what the open-source database company called a "detailed benefit analysis" and a methodology for migrating to its Postgres Advanced Server. EnterpriseDB announced its assessment …
Gavin Clarke, 4 Aug 2009
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EnterpriseDB revs Postgres database

The Postgres Plus database peddled by upstart EnterpriseDB was revved this week with the fifth tweak of its Oracle compatibility layer, bringing enhanced compatibility of key features in generations of Oracle databases and enabling the Postgres Plus Advanced Server database to mimic Oracle databases, particularly when coping …
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IBM picks open-source in Oracle database fight

IBM is licensing technology from an open-source database company it's invested in, hoping to convince Oracle customers they should switch to its next DB2. The giant has licensed capabilities in five-year-old EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server, which EnterpriseDB claims will cut by 90 per cent the cost of moving off …
Gavin Clarke, 22 Apr 2009
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IBM chips into EnterpriseDB love fund

OSBC IBM is putting some of its financial muscle behind the business trying to rival Sun Microsystems' MySQL, pushing PostgreSQL. The systems giant and a trio of VCs have pledged $10m in the latest round of funding for EnterpriseDB. That brings the start-up's total funding to $37.5m. The size of IBM's commitment has not been …
Gavin Clarke, 25 Mar 2008
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EnterpriseDB goes large on simplicity

EnterpriseDB, the open source database company, aims to capitalize on the uncertainty around MySQL's purchase by Sun Microsystems, and is wooing developers with improved capabilities and services. According to chief executive Andy Astor, revenue has quadrupled in a year. But when it comes to developer uptake, PostgreSQL the …
Gavin Clarke, 30 Jan 2008
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Open source model impacts EnterpriseDB staff

The open source model has taken its toll on a number of EnterpiseDB staff. The company recently laid off some sales workers and under performers, as it realigns its business. According to CEO Andy Astor, EnterpriseDB has enjoyed a strong recent run. “We are in the middle of our best quarter ever,” Astor said. “We are in …
Ashlee Vance, 4 Dec 2007

EnterpriseDB chases Oracle and MySQL on Web 2.0

LinuxWorld Having spent three years trying to get purchase on Oracle's mighty database business, EnterpriseDB is embracing Web 2.0 developers with a bundled version of Postgres. EnterpriseDB - whose existing database product is a version of Posgres that's sold under a commercial license and that the company claims is compatible with …
Gavin Clarke, 10 Aug 2007
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EnterpriseDB snags information strategist

EnterpriseDB has hired a newbie IBM exec as chief technology officer, indicating a possible uplevelling in its strategy as an "information on demand" provider. The three-year-old start-up has named Bob Zurek as CTO to - in EnterpriseDB's words - "help solidify its position as publisher of the World's leading Oracle-compatible …
Gavin Clarke, 31 Jul 2007

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