"Vadim Mikheev is one of the original four founding members,
and an ongoing contributor of the PostgreSQL Global Development
Project. His recent developments have included Multi Version
Concurrent Control [MVCC] and Replication Server enhancements to
provide essential capabilities for PostgreSQL business users.
Vadim has today joined the Board of Directors of PostgreSQL, Inc.,
bringing his considerable expertise to the first and only company
founded exclusively to provide commercial and open source support
for PostgreSQL database solutions."
"PostgreSQL, Inc. was started in April of 1999 by Mikheev's
Global Development colleague, Marc G. Fournier, Senior Unix Systems
Administrator at Acadia University. Joining Marc, and Thomas
Lockhart, the company board of directors now includes three of the
original Project founders, and continues to sponsor, host and
support many of the leading development projects."
"This announcement is exciting news for both PostgreSQL Inc. and
the open source community," offers company CEO Geoff Davidson, "as
it enables us to work more closely with our business partners on
critical enhancements. To ensure those efforts, Vadim will be
continuing in his role as a senior development contributor for our
Bay area partner, enTRUST Solutions, LLC, working on several
initiatives including replication and XA enhancements."