Thread: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] PostgreSQL rebranding

From:
Robert Bernier
Date:

Would it be possible to set up a page on the postgres site that would allow
people to submit examples of rebranding?



On Wednesday 30 August 2006 10:54, elein wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 02:50:31AM -0700, Ron Mayer wrote:
> > Lukas Kahwe Smith wrote:
> > > I am collecting a list of PostgreSQL rebrands.
> > >
> > > So far I have the following:
> > >
> > > Illustra, EnterpriseDB, Bizgres, BizgresMPP, Mammoth, Red Hat Database,
> > > Netezza, parACCEL
> >
> > Sun's "Thumper" [1] arguably counts at least as much as Netezza does,
> > in that they're both hardware appliances derived more or less from
> > PostgreSQL.
>
> Don't count hardware appliances that use postgres.  There are a several
> that I know about and probably a lot more.  You won't get them all.
>
> --elein
> 
>
> > And not sure if you'd count domain specific apps built on postgresql
> > like Cisco's CSR / Carrier-Sensitive Routing product[2].  If you
> > count that there are probably dozens of similar products that are
> > built on top of a bundled postgresql.
> >
> > Fujitsu's FSP (Fujitsu Supported PostgreSQL) [3] should probably be
> > added to your list.   This one's a useful one to remember when you
> > encounter a pointy-haired boss that wants support from a large
> > company - you wouldn't want to trust your business to a database that's
> > only supported by little companies like Oracle, would you? :-)
> > I think like Netezza they heavily modified postgresql; in this case
> > with their own storage manager.
> >
> >
> > [1]http://www.techworld.com/storage/features/index.cfm?featureid=2738
> > [2]http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/voice/csr/usergd/ver1_
> >1/csrover.pdf [3]http://www.fastware.com/postgresql.html
> >
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From:
"Joshua D. Drake"
Date:

>>>> Lukas Kahwe Smith wrote:
>>>>
> IMNSHO, I firmly believe that as exhaustive a compendium of ALL users of
> postgresql in the Enterprise, Web, where ever, should be included and
> annotated.  Perhaps some of these companies, once reocgnized, or maybe
> they would think of as "outed" perhaps would contribute their code.

No, typically we get a cease and desist letter.

Joshua D. Drake


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From:
mdean
Date:

Robert Bernier wrote:

>Would it be possible to set up a page on the postgres site that would allow
>people to submit examples of rebranding?
>
>
>
>On Wednesday 30 August 2006 10:54, elein wrote:
>
>
>>On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 02:50:31AM -0700, Ron Mayer wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Lukas Kahwe Smith wrote:
>>>
>>>
IMNSHO, I firmly believe that as exhaustive a compendium of ALL users of
postgresql in the Enterprise, Web, where ever, should be included and
annotated.  Perhaps some of these companies, once reocgnized, or maybe
they would think of as "outed" perhaps would contribute their code.

By the way, what is everyone's take on the new open source SolidDB for
MYSQL product offering?

Michael


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From:
Robert Bernier
Date:

On Wednesday 30 August 2006 22:41, mdean wrote:
> By the way, what is everyone's take on the new open source SolidDB for
> MYSQL product offering?

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com/unix/bsd/archives/oscon-interviews-solid-10796