PostgreSQL 8.3 Released

Jason Hall jayce at
Mon Feb 4 12:06:17 MST 2008

On Feb 4, 2008 10:57 AM, Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at> wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 10:49 -0700, Roberto Mello wrote:
> > PostgreSQL 8.3 is an impressive new release and we encourage customers
> > around the world to explore it," said Rich Green, executive vice
> > president of Software at Sun Microsystems.
> Hmmm, I know Sun has been a big support of PostgreSQL, but I wonder when
> they got that quote.  I'm sure it's just a matter of time before Sun
> marketing starts to clamp down on non-MySQL quotes :)
> Long live PG!

Actually, they've had Berkus on board for a while, and a decent sized PG
team.  So for sun, buying mysql just doubled their open source database
footprint, it didn't make it their only one.


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