Yes Virginia, there ARE Companies that DO USE Postgres

Wednesday Jan 20th 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Amongst the turmoil between Oracle & Sun and the future of MySQL, it’s nice to see companies reaching out and using other viable databases such as Postgres.

EnterpriseDB has announced that Genscape, a provider of real-time power and natural gas supply information for the energy market, has selected Postgres Plus Advanced Server as their database for the collection of proprietary and public data. Reasons for the selection of Postgres were sited as:
  • its ability to handle a high-transaction environment
  • its compatibility with existing database infrastructure
  • the opportunity to substitute a higher cost tool with a scalable, enterprise-class open source database product
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