"Great Bridge LLC, the startup company that provides open source
solutions based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open
source database, announced today the hiring of three highly
respected developers from the open source community. Bruce
Momjian, Tom Lane and Jan Wieck, part of the six-member
international steering committee leading the development of
PostgreSQL, will assume senior-level positions at Great
Bridge. Their hiring strengthens links between Great Bridge
and the thousands of skilled open source developers who
collaboratively develop robust, quickly evolving open source
"Momjian will join the company as vice president for database
development, where he will continue to manage critical PostgreSQL
projects and provide ongoing support to the open source community.
Lane and Wieck, veteran software developers who joined Postgres'
elite steering committee last January, have been appointed as
senior software engineers. They are responsible for developing
software features for Great Bridge-supported open source
technologies. The three developers will help build Great Bridge's
technical support team and lead open source development projects
that meet the needs of Great Bridge's business customers. Great
Bridge plans to launch its commercial support services for the
PostgreSQL database application next month, including a certified
release of Postgres 7.0 and a range of technical support
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