Ingres's Open Source Roots at UC Berkeley INteractive Graphics & REtrieval System
Slide 3 History of Ingres ‘82‘89‘91‘92‘93‘94‘95‘96‘97‘98‘99‘00‘01‘02‘03‘04‘05‘06 ‘74 Berkeley Relational Technologies Ingres ASK/Ingres CA Computer AssociatesIngres Corp.
Thousands of Customers in more than 58 Countries
The open source model you want The Ingres Value Proposition Subscription based on usage Transparency in subscription fees and terms Single version of product Simple install Instant ROI
The Ingres Value Proposition Enterprise feature set –Performance –Availability –Flexibility –Management Decades of proven customer experience World class professional services The enterprise strength you need
Slide 9 What the analysts are saying… The open source DBMSs are generally missing some or all the necessary functionality to support mission-critical systems, such as rollback, redo, database mirroring and other capabilities. Ingres is the exception, as it does contain the necessary functionality. Gartner: Jan 10, 2008 Open Source Database Management Systems are Maturing and Usable – Donald Feinberg
Slide 10 Why Ingres? Scalability: Multi-threaded architecture takes full advantage of SMP processing environments. –Full XA Support for transaction monitors and application servers –Granted Certification from Bea Systems for its BEA WebLogic Server. WebLogic Server is a fully featured, standards-based application server which is the foundation for building reliable, scalable, enterprise applications. –Used by the Irish Revenue Commissioners for collection of all Irish taxes, which includes a major Web presence supported by Tuxedo and WebLogic.
Slide 11 Why Ingres? (continued) Reliability: Mature and Stable Enterprise Class Open Source RDBMS with economical subscription support pricing. Portability: Supports ANSI SQL Standards. Advanced features built into base product: –Table Partitioning with Parallel Query Support –XA Compliant for use large scale environments –Online backups & table reorganization –Robust security model –Highly tuneable for any environment