PostgreSQL Community Leader and EnterpriseDB Senior Architect Bruce Momjian to Teach Database Theory Course at Drexel University
Students to Use PostgreSQL for Learning SQL, Homework, and Projects
WESTFORD, Mass., June 30, 2009 - EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise open source database company, today announced that Bruce Momjian, senior database architect, EnterpriseDB, and leader of the PostgreSQL open source community, has joined Drexel University as an adjunct professor to teach a course called .Database Theory.. Course content will include set theory, SQL, data model design, and real-world database usage, and students will use exclusively PostgreSQL for homework, projects, and for learning SQL. The class is a combined graduate/undergraduate course and will be taught both on-campus and online. Classes began June 23 and will be held for ten weeks.
PostgreSQL is widely considered to be the world's most advanced open source database. PostgreSQL was established at the University of California, Berkeley in 1986 and has been actively developed for more than 15 years. PostgreSQL's proven, enterprise-class architecture boasts sophisticated features such as Multi-Version Concurrency Control (MVCC), point in time recovery, tablespaces, asynchronous replication, nested transactions (savepoints), online/hot backups, a sophisticated query planner/optimizer, and write ahead logging for fault tolerance. Leading organizations, including BASF Agricultural Products, Proximity, Shannon Medical Center, the Spiros Louis Stadium, Travelpost, and Valhalla Data Systems, use PostgreSQL.
EnterpriseDB is the leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL and offers training and certification programs for PostgreSQL and Postgres Plus DBAs and developers. EnterpriseDB's program is designed and delivered by an unmatched team of PostgreSQL core team members and experts. More information about EnterpriseDB's training and certification program is available here: https://www.enterprisedb.com/products-services-training/training.
WHO: Bruce Momjian, senior database architect, EnterpriseDB, and PostgreSQL community leader
WHAT: Bruce Momjian will lead Drexel University's .Database Theory. course, which will cover set theory, SQL, data model design, and real-world database usage. Students will use exclusively PostgreSQL for homework, projects, and for learning SQL.
WHEN: Classes began Tuesday, June 23, 2009, and will be held for 10 weeks.
WHERE: Drexel University
3141 Chestnut St.
EnterpriseDB is the leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, massive scalability, and compatibility with proprietary database products. EnterpriseDB has offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Westford, Mass. For more information, please call +1-978-589-5700 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.
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