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EnterpriseDB® (EDB™) is a database platform company that delivers the premier open source-based data platform for new applications, cloud re-platforming, application modernization, and legacy migration.
The company’s EDB Postgres platform integrates the core EDB Postgres DBMS with adjacent technologies for hybrid cloud management, data integration, and data warehouse. Its customers benefit from the highest performing, most reliable, flexible, open, and cost-effective data management platform available. EDB provides its customers with deep expertise and best practices to support achieving their goals.
Seventeen percent (17%) of the Fortune 500 utilize EDB’s technology and solutions to drive their digital strategies and to address their long-term business and technology requirements. Companies around the globe like ABN AMRO, the American Automobile Association (AAA), Clear Capital, EMC, Ericsson, KT Corporation, MasterCard, the National Health Service (U.K.), Netflix, Nokia Siemens, S-Kreditpartner GmbH, Sony, Staples, the Nielsen Company, TransUnion, and U.S. Cellular have turned to EDB and Postgres.
EnterpriseDB Products and Services
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 a company needs to succeed as a digital business. And the tier-1 products and services by EnterpriseDB play a major role in the company’s popularity.
EDB Postgres Platform
The EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL, complemented by toolkits for management, integration, and migration; flexible deployment options, and services and support to enable enterprises to deploy Postgres responsibly at scale.
EDB Postgres Ark DBaaS for Hybrid Cloud Deployments
EDB Postgres Ark is the best DBaaS infrastructure that makes it easy for app developers to build, deploy and maintain applications on multiple cloud infrastructures including Amazon EC2, OpenStack, and Microsoft Azure. EDB Postgres Ark deployments are highly available, have integrated disaster recovery, cross-platform replication, self-healing capabilities and with EDB Postgres make migrations a snap.
EDB Support for PaaS Environments
EDB Postgres is integrated with two leading PaaS frameworks: Pivotal’s Cloud Foundry PaaS solution and the leading containerization framework allowing customers to choose from Docker Containers using Kubernetes orchestration scripts, or a complete deployment through OpenShift V3 to provide a clustered solution for high availability and read scaling.
EDB’s direct to Postgres integration allows a DBA to set up a connection to a PostgreSQL or EDB Postgres Advanced Server database instance and then EDB service broker provisions databases within that instance. This provides a very cost-effective way to provision development databases
EDB Public Cloud DBaaS
With the click of a button and a credit card, one can provision enterprise ready high availability clustered database configurations including all the network, storage and compute required. EDB Postgres Plus Cloud Database (PPCD) provides a dev-ops oriented DBaaS framework for Amazon Web Services (AWS). PPCD deployments are highly available, have integrated disaster recovery, and self-healing capabilities.
A Happy Customer
InMobi Delivers Billions of Mobile Ad Impressions per Month with EDB Postgres
When InMobi was founded in 2007, the CTO knew that scalability and performance would be key concerns. With billions of mobile devices increasingly being used to browse the web, taking advantage of the opportunity to deliver a mobile advertising platform would require the right infrastructure. But as a startup, InMobi did not have an unlimited budget and couldn’t just turn to the traditional database vendors for a solution. InMobi needed a low-cost database solution that would meet its scalability and performance requirements, now and in the future.
InMobi’s initial database installation took only 30 minutes, and that same installation is still running today. With the features of EDB Postgres Advanced Server and the assistance of the EDB team, the InMobi team has been able to simply add space when needed and add replication when desired without having to reinstall the database.
EDB Postgres is the backbone of everything InMobi does. There are 25 database instances across four data centers with replication implemented between them. The databases range from reporting databases that reach 600 GB to read-only transactional databases that are just 1 GB in size.
InMobi implemented its solution using a combination of Java, Python, and Perl along with technologies including Hadoop and Cassandra. With EDB and these technologies, InMobi achieved the scale it needs, with over 26 billion ad impressions per month; each ad served involving EDB Postgres. The infrastructure supports over 200,000 transactions per minute across the globe with a three-millisecond response time.
Composed of business and technology leaders who had driven revenue growth at some of the world’s largest and most admired corporations, EDB today has a customer base of over 3,600 enterprises and government organizations worldwide with 17% of the Fortune 500 and 8.5% of the Fortune Global 2000.
The company has ensured that EDB remains a leading innovator in the development of PostgreSQL with an internal team of seasoned Postgres community members at the helm of this effort.
Meet the Leader
Ed Boyajian, President and CEO of EDB: Boyajian drives the development and execution of EDB’s strategic vision and growth strategy in the database industry. As a 15-year veteran of the open source software movement, Boyajian is a seasoned enterprise software executive who emphasizes that EDB must be a technology-first business in order to lead the open source data management ecosystem. He is adamant that great technology above all else drives market leadership.
Boyajian served as a Captain in the U.S. Army and trained as an Airborne Ranger. Within EDB, Boyajian coaches and encourages each employee to hone leadership skills. He is known for his passion, relentless energy, and strategic leadership. Boyajian earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and BA from Boston University.