Thursday, October 4, 2007

Postgres Has Exceptional Documentation

Yesterday, Postgres made it to Mashable, today it got a mention in E-Commerce Times, Open Source for Business: Now More Than Ever, Part 1. The article isn't about Postgres specifically. It's about business targeted OSS uptake in the enterprise. There's an "open source roundup" "based on the recommendations of business leaders". The Postgres entry:

Postgresql: PostgreSQL is an open source relational database system. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, Unix (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64) and Windows. It is fully ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability) compliant, has full support for foreign keys, joins, views, triggers and stored procedures (in multiple languages). It includes most SQL92 and SQL99 data types, including Integer, Numeric, Boolean, Char, Varchar, Date, Interval and Timestamp. It also supports storage of binary large objects, including pictures, sounds or video. It has native programming interfaces for C/C++, Java Latest News about Java, .Net, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl and ODBC, among others, and exceptional documentation.