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EDB Ark Offers DBaaS Platform to Deploy Postgres Clusters
FREMONT, CA: Enterprise DB announces the availability of EDB Ark for deploying hybrid clouds of Postgres to public and private clouds such as Red Hat OpenStack and Amazon Web Services. It enables organisation to offer highly scalable and flexible database-as-a-service (DBaaS) environments to the application developers.
EDB Ark Architecture
EDB Ark creates Postgres cluster using APIs with automatic backup and recovery capability. The customers can encrypt each cluster for a secure and transparent environment to the connecting applications. EDB integrates with EDB Postgres Advanced Server to provide compatibility with Oracle and helps for better business insights.
Postgres cluster is a group of subsidiary processes deployed formanaging shared data directory that contains one or more databases. The cluster comes with built-in databases and other databases are created by the user.
Features of EDB Ark
EDB Ark can be installed using OpenStack dashboard graphical user interface (GUI) to enable the systems to access the Ark Console and deploy database clusters. The APIs offers a complete set of management and uses various PaaS platforms to manage database lifecycles. The users can monitor the system usage and use the backup logs to scale their data manually.
"EDB Ark gives IT flexibility without giving up control," says Marc Linster, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Product Development, EnterpriseDB. "With EDB Ark, IT management can provide a DBaaS for developers or database administrators that runs in hybrid environments. Launching EDB Ark for OpenStack, Amazon, and other platforms gives organizations the ability to quickly deploy instances of Postgres, so they can more effectively support DevOps and continuous application development goals."