[News]: Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.2 enhances performance and extends Oracle com

BEDFORD, Mass. – November 27, 2012 – EnterpriseDB, the leadingworldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products, Oracledatabase compatibility solutions and add-on tools for PostgreSQL,today announced the release of Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.2. Thenew version of EnterpriseDB’s flagship product offers an expandedOracle-compatibility feature set along with scalability andperformance enhancements that support larger, more complex enterprisedeployments.
Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.2 is paired with the additionalbenefits of the new Postgres Enterprise Manager 3.0, also releasedtoday. The new version of the popular enterprise database managementconsole includes a web client and a series of enhancements that makeit possible for a single database administrator to manage many moredatabases than they could typically without such a tool. Both productsare immediately available.
The latest version of EnterpriseDB’s leading database product aims forgreater flexibility for the large enterprise. Some of the largestbrands in the world in the insurance, telecommunications, government,finance, technology and other industries are deploying Postgres withthe help of EnterpriseDB and hardened developments from the opensource community. EnterpriseDB’s new version incorporates many of theenhancements to Postgres developed and released last summer by theopen source community in PostgreSQL 9.2.
“We strive to keep pace with the evolving needs of our customers. Themarket for Postgres is growing fast and global enterprises, withcomplex environments and new demands, are increasingly turning to opensource and asking more of our products to support their transition,”said Ed Boyajian, CEO and President of EnterpriseDB. “Continuing toenhance performance, scalability and agility while expanding ourOracle compatibility ensures we remain a long-time partner for ourcustomers.”
“The PostgreSQL community is moving fast and furious. The performanceimprovements alone in the 9.2 release are staggering,” said MichaelGargano, development manager of eScholar LLC. “It’s good to see thatEnterpriseDB has been so quick to offer support and incorporate thesenew features into its flagship product. You can be sure that we’ll bemigrating to the 9.2 release as soon as possible.”
Postgres Plus Advanced Server
The newest iteration of EnterpriseDB’s flagship product features theninth generation of Oracle compatibility for the Postgres PlusAdvanced Server. Easing migrations overall, the compatibilityenhancements expand object type support, enabling developers tocontinue to realize value from their investments in Oracle skills andtools.
Performance upgrades in the new release include better verticalscalability on multi-core machines and faster read and write times.The newest release also significantly advances the performance andscalability of Postgres on hardware with up to 64 cores. Applicationdevelopment improvements open up new applications to solutionsdeveloped for PPAS, including support for range types and JSON datatypes.
Maintenance improvements ease a range of burdens on systemadministrators and DBAs while security advances, includingSQL-conforming USAGE privilege on types and View Security Barriers,continue to make Postgres Plus Advanced Server the most secure amongthe open source databases.
Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.2 is available today on Linux 32 and64 bit platforms, Windows 32 and 64 bit platforms, HP-UX on Itaniumand Solaris. For more information, please visithttp://www.enterprisedb.com/products-services-training/products/postgres-plus-advanced-server.
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About EnterpriseDB CorporationEnterpriseDB, based in Bedford, MA, is the leading worldwide providerof enterprise-class PostgreSQL and Oracle database compatibilityproducts and services. Used by thousands of business and governmentcustomers globally, EnterpriseDB delivers the industry’s bestprice-performance in a relational database. Employing some of the mostinnovative members of the PostgreSQL Community, EnterpriseDB buildsupon 25-plus years of development to provide companies a proven,secure and feature-rich alternative to costly traditional databases.EnterpriseDB’s Postgres Plus family of products includes the opensource community PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Advanced Server with Oracledatabase compatibility, a Database-as-a-Service with its Postgres PlusCloud Database and enterprise management and monitoring tools. Foundedin 2004, EnterpriseDB is backed by Charles River Ventures, VolitionCapital (formerly Fidelity Ventures), Valhalla Partners, TransLinkCapital and strategic investors including Red Hat, IBM, NTT and KT.For more information, please visit http://enterprisedb.com.
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