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APCMag: PostgresSQL

Sep 24, 1999, 19:52 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Geoffrey Bennett)

"PostgresSQL is a free open source database system that can run on Linux. It has most of the features available in commercial databases, such as transactions, triggers, and locking, as well as a few of its own, such as user-defined types and multi-version concurrency control..."

"Under Linux, PostgresSQL clients can be written in a number of languages, including C, C++, Perl, Tcl, Python, Emacs Lisp, PHP3, and Java (using JDBC). There is also a command-line SQL client (psql) and a graphical SQL client (pgaccess). The Applixware for Linux Office Suite's Data module also supports PostgresSQL. The screenshots above show pgaccess in action with a sample 'school' database."

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