LWN: Interview: Bruce Momjian [PostgreSQL core developer]

“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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