EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company has announced that they will be the exclusive Platinum corporate sponsor of the PostgreSQL community's semiannual conference, PG East 2010 (taking place March 25-28, 2010 at the Radisson Plaza Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)enabling the conference to be extended an additional day to include more training sessions, greater end-user participation, more networking opportunities, additional technical sessions and increased involvement form the larger PostgreSQL ecosystem.
Ed Boyajian, president and CEO of EnterpriseDB, said about their investment,
|"2010 will be the defining year for PostgreSQL adoption in the enterprise. With a long and distinguished history of being the most technically advanced open source database project, we are proud to sponsor PG East 2010 as the premier PostgreSQL event this spring. This year's PG East conference is as much about the core technology as it is about those who use it to solve business challenges."|
In response, Joshua D. Drake, president of United States PostgreSQL, says about the conference,
|"PG East and PG West have been very successful PostgreSQL events for years. But, thanks in part to the Platinum sponsorship by EnterpriseDB, PG East is set to be the most successful PostgreSQL event in history. The recent consolidation in the database market has caused PostgreSQL to become the most influential community in the industry. The new format of PG East will help further strengthen the growing PostgreSQL ecosystem."|