EnterpriseDB Executive Honored for Commitment to Open Source/PostgreSQL
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Bruce Momjian Recognized as 'Database Jedi Master' at the Recently Held O'Reilly Open Source Convention, OSCON 2009 WESTFORD, Mass., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise-class open source database company, today announced that its Senior Database Architect Bruce Momjian, a recognized leader of the PostgreSQL open source community, was presented with an award for his work on PostgreSQL. Momjian was selected from the hundreds of nominations received, and was conferred the status of 'Database Jedi Master' by the Google-O'Reilly Open Source Award committee. The award is presented to individuals for dedication, innovation, leadership and outstanding contribution to open source. "This award isn't just for me - it belongs to the entire Postgres community," said Momjian. "The developer community supporting PostgreSQL is the technology's greatest strength and through a constant process of reviewing, improving and refining code, this community has created the world's most advanced open source database." In addition to his role as Senior Database Architect at EnterpriseDB, Momjian is a member of the Postgres Core Team and is also a Postgres Committer, one of the select few with the authority to permit changes to the official Postgres code base. He is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group and has worked on Postgres since 1996. Bruce is also the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts, published by Addison-Wesley. EnterpriseDB helps organizations harness the power and economic advantages of the PostgreSQL open source database safely and securely, with minimal disruption to existing operations -- a critical factor for enterprise database users. EnterpriseDB's high-performance database solutions are used by leading brands such as FTD, Sony Online Entertainment, Info USA, and EPBS. In addition, earlier this year, the company announced a special program aimed at making it easier for organizations to migrate from Oracle to its open source database platform. The Oracle Migration Assessment Program is designed to aid the thousands of companies locked into the Oracle database and related products who face a constant stream of increases from the vendor. About EnterpriseDB EnterpriseDB is the leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, massive scalability, and compatibility with proprietary database products. EnterpriseDB has offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Westford, Mass. For more information, please call +1-978-589-5700, or visit www.enterprisedb.com. EnterpriseDB and Postgres Plus are trademarks of EnterpriseDB Corporation. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Media Contact Joseph Rigoli Davies Murphy Group 781-418-2418 email@example.com www.daviesmurphy.com SOURCE EnterpriseDB Joseph Rigoli of Davies Murphy Group, +1-781-418-2418, firstname.lastname@example.org
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