1.3 Other Conventions Used in this Guide

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Some of the information in this document may apply interchangeably to the PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server database systems. The term Advanced Server is used to refer to EDB Postgres Advanced Server. The term Postgres is used to generically refer to both PostgreSQL and Advanced Server. When a distinction needs to be made between these two database systems, the specific names, PostgreSQL or Advanced Server are used.
The installation directory path of the PostgreSQL or Advanced Server products is referred to as POSTGRES_INSTALL_HOME. For PostgreSQL Linux installations, this defaults to /opt/PostgreSQL/x.x. For PostgreSQL Windows installations, this defaults to C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\x.x. For Advanced Server Linux installations accomplished using the interactive installer, this defaults to /opt/edb/asx.x. For Advanced Server Linux installations accomplished using an RPM package, this defaults to /usr/edb/asx.x. For Advanced Server Windows installations, this defaults to C:\Program Files\edb\asx.x. The product version number is represented by x.x.

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