By offering Postgres, a tested and proven database with the enterprise capabilities necessary to manage multi-model data, connect with existing systems and deploy rapidly across multiple environments, EnterpriseDB provides everything you need to succeed as a digital business. For enterprises of all sizes, EnterpriseDB is the most complete open source based data platform for Digital Business.
Postgres is the leading open source database management system that is being developed by a very active community for more than 15 years. Gaby Schilders is Sales Engineer at EnterpriseDB, supplier of the EDB Postgres data platform. He explained at OPEN'17 why companies take open source as the centerpiece for modernising their IT infrastructure, thus increasing their scalability and taking full advantage today's technologies offer them.
IBM's PowerLinux is the combination of a Linux-based operating system running on IBM Power Architecture technology. This combination produces a customizable system capable of handling large quantities of data more efficiently without the need for additional hardware. To determine real world performance, we composed a test scenario with two comparable systems running large database operations. This test also shows that Linux can be an abstraction layer on different types of hardware that are better at running certain workloads.