SOURCE: EnterpriseDB Corporation

August 13, 2007 09:00 ET

EnterpriseDB Announces Availability of Definitive Reference Book

Oracle ACE Lewis Cunningham Authors "EnterpriseDB: The Definitive Reference"; Code-Packed Guide Features Step-by-Step Oracle Migration Tutorial

EDISON, NJ--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - EnterpriseDB, the Oracle-compatible database company, today announced the release of "EnterpriseDB: The Definitive Reference," published by Rampant Books. The 736-page book, written by Oracle ACE Lewis Cunningham, is the authoritative guide to EnterpriseDB Advanced Server. The book includes fundamentals, advanced techniques, and expert tips, tricks, and hints for using every aspect of EnterpriseDB Advanced Server. A substantial portion of the book is devoted to EnterpriseDB's ability to run applications written for Oracle, including a detailed, code-intensive illustration of the migration of a working Oracle application to EnterpriseDB. Replication of Oracle databases onto EnterpriseDB Replication Server for low-cost reporting and other applications is also thoroughly addressed.

"EnterpriseDB: The Definitive Reference" has a retail price of $39.95 and is available at www.rampant-books.com and major book retailers nationwide, including www.amazon.com. The book features a significant amount of working code, which is available for immediate download from the Rampant Books code depot.

"It is significant that this book was conceived and authored by Oracle ACE Lewis Cunningham, one of the world's foremost Oracle authorities," said Andy Astor, chief executive officer, EnterpriseDB. "His industry insight enables him to appreciate keenly the disruption that an Oracle-compatible database is having on the marketplace, and his hands-on expertise uniquely qualifies him to present this book's technical material. We could not hope for a better steward to present this information."

Lewis Cunningham will describe his progression from EnterpriseDB skeptic to advocate in a live Webinar, "From Oracle to EnterpriseDB: An Oracle ACE's Journey," on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The Webinar will also feature a step-by-step migration of an Oracle application to EnterpriseDB Advanced Server. To register for the Webinar, please visit www.enterprisedb.com/bookwebcast.

About EnterpriseDB Corporation

EnterpriseDB develops and supports EnterpriseDB Advanced Server, the world's leading Oracle-compatible relational database management system (RDBMS). EnterpriseDB Advanced Server runs most applications written for Oracle unchanged and at a small fraction of Oracle's cost. Built on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database, EnterpriseDB Advanced Server has the reliability and scalability necessary for high-volume, mission-critical enterprise use. The company is also the world's leading provider of enterprise-class, PostgreSQL-based products and services, including the EnterpriseDB Postgres distribution. EnterpriseDB has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in March 2004 and is headquartered in Edison, N.J. For more information, please contact +1-732-331-1300 or visit www.enterprisedb.com.

EnterpriseDB is a trademark of EnterpriseDB Corporation. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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