Pervasive exits open-source PostgreSQL business

Tuesday Aug 1st 2006 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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Pervasive Software has decided to exit the business of providing support for the PostgreSQL open-source database, one of the first failures in the current rush to open-source business models.

[From C|net News.com]

Last January, the company, which makes data integration tools, launched a new product line based on PostgreSQL, a freely available open-source database used by businesses.

The idea was to break into the mainstream database business by undercutting the prices of entrenched corporate database providers--Oracle, IBM and Microsoft--with a product that provides many commonly used features.

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