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LWN: Interview: Bruce Momjian [PostgreSQL core developer]

Jan 14, 2001, 13:51 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Bruce Momjian is one of the PostgreSQL core developers and currently also the vice president of Great Bridge, a PostgreSQL support company."

"This interview took place on November 30 at Linux Conference 2000 Fall, which was held from November 29 to December 1 at Kyoto International Conference Hall, Kyoto, Japan. The event was sponsored by Japan Linux Association and held with the Perl/Ruby Conference by O'Reilly Japan."

"Would you say that PostgreSQL is now ready for e-business?"

"BM: We are already ready, but we know that we can do even more to make it better."

"Certainly, it's been used in e-business already by a large number of people. We have people writing shopping carts software that uses our transactional model. The features we have make it very natural, useful, for all steady places where databases would be used."

"Now, there are some features that we don't have. We believe that we need the ability to recover from a hard disk crash with the log file that we are working on for 7.1. We know that replication is something that a lot of people are looking for...."

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