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OSDir: A Chat with PostgreSQL

Apr 17, 2005, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Mallett)

[ Thanks to Steve Mallett for this link. ]

"OSDir.com: How did the PostgreSQL project, and you personally, get started?

"Marc Fournier, Project Founder: In my case, it was looking for a database backend for an ISP accounting system way back in '95/'96. MySQL couldn't stand up to the load we were expecting, so we looked at Postgres95. At the time Jolly & Andrew were 'ghosts' flittering about finishing their thesis and getting ready to move on, but there seemed a relatively active community of users. It had the features that I needed, and people like Bruce had the patches, so I offered the resources to pull it altogether... at which point I was hooked..."

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