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LinuxPR: PostgreSQL, Inc. Appoints New Board Member from the Global Development Project

Nov 16, 2000, 17:17 (0 Talkback[s])

"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."

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