EnterpriseDB Corp. on Tuesday announced the release of
for Mac OS X v10.4. EnterpriseDB 2005 is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed using the open source PostegreSQL database. Its developers claim performance enhancements over stock PostegreSQL and the ability to run many Oracle applications unmodified.
The software includes EDB Database Server, the RDBMS engine, EDB Studio, a console for developers and database administrators and EDB Connectors, which let EnterpriseDB access JDBC, ODBC, /NET, ESQL/C++, PHP, Perl and Python content.
Free licenses are available for development and low-volume deployments; the company also offers enterprise software licenses and tech support in Silver, Gold and Platinum tiers, with prices starting at US$1,000 per CPU per year.