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May 09, 2000, 18:42 (0 Talkback[s])

"The financial wizards who successfully launched Red Hat, the celebrated Linux vendor, are now targeting the lucrative database market as the next fertile ground for capitalizing on open-source development."

"Frank Batten Jr.'s Landmark Communications, which took Red Hat public last year, launched subsidiary Great Bridge LLC to market commercial products and services supporting open-source database PostgreSQL."

"PostgreSQL has more than 1,000 developers worldwide and competes with leading proprietary databases such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. Great Bridge's launch coincides with the release of PostgreSQL version 7.0, which adds performance improvements, new querying capabilities, among other enhancements."

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