EnterpriseDB Expands Cloud Space for AWS Marketplace

By CIOReview | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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FREMONT, CA: EnterpriseDB (EDB), a provider of enterprise e-class software tools for Postgre products, announces two new Postgres cloud database options for Amazon’s AWS Marketplace, an online store for software and services in EC2 cloud. It has added several features for greater scalability and higher performance.

The new products are Postgres Plus Cloud Database Basic including PostgreSQL and Postgres Plus Cloud Database Advanced with database compatibility for Oracle and enhanced performance features.

Now EDB can provide separate cloud database products for PostgreSQL and Postgres Plus Advanced Server so end users will have the choice of the database according to their needs. Both versions are linked to access same database in the cloud for the datacenter, enabling faster application development/deployment cycles. Postgres Plus Advanced Server is supported by the application written for Oracle. Performance, security and manageability enhancements for enterprise-class workloads are added to this server.

If any fluctuation occurs in demand, Postgres database deployments show the unique characteristics, such as the ability to automatically scale and add additional compute resources. According to user-defined thresholds, management console takes care of the database and handles he auto scaling and load balancing.

“More and more companies are using our Postgres cloud solution to support mission-critical workloads as well as development and testing. We are seeing users range from global enterprises to savvy Web 2.0 companies operating entirely in the cloud,” says Marc Linster, Senior VP, Products and Services, EDB. “Our Postgres Plus cloud database solutions provide users with their own private instance and root access for greater security and control over their deployments.” 

EDB includes some new feature as well, such as Point-in-Time Recovery, Support for Amazon’s Provisioned Input/Output Operation per Second (IOPS), Enhanced automated load balancing, support for 11 new Amazon machine types. For Point-in-Time-Recovery it has disaster recovery process where end users will get option to restore the database after application or other failure. Also by supporting 11 Amazon machine types it provides end user choices for their deployment configurations.