Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL is Crunchy’s commercially supported, Trusted, Open Source distribution of PostgreSQL.
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source, object-relational database system with more than 20 years of active development and a strong global development community. Enterprises with a focus on advanced data management can benefit from PostgreSQL’s proven architecture and reputation for reliability, data integrity, and cost effectiveness. PostgreSQL was recently named “Best Database Overall” by Database Trends and Applications 2015 Readers Choice Awards.
What is Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL?
Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL is a 100% open source distribution of PostgreSQL packaged and commercially supported by Crunchy.
At its core, Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL is unmodified, open source PostgreSQL 9.5.
In addition to PostgreSQL, the Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL distribution includes popular PostgreSQL extensions pre-packaged with PostgreSQL 9.5. These extensions include:
- PostGIS. An open source spatial database extender to PostgreSQL, allowing PostgreSQL to be used geographic information servers as a spatially enabled database.
- PostgreSQL Audit. An open source audit log generator that extends the logging capability supported by PostgreSQL by providing detailed logging classes, the ability to control logging at a per-object level, and including fully-qualified object names for logged statements in independent fields of the log output.
- Crunchy MLS PostgreSQL. An open source module for PostgreSQL that provides deeper integration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux’s SELinux capability to provide an additional layer of security checking above and beyond that normally provided by PostgreSQL.
100% Open Source Software
Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL is 100% open source. Upon release, full source code will be available on GitHUB.
Certified for the Enterprise
To ensure that Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL represents the most trusted open source enterprise PostgreSQL distribution, Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL has been certified at Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2+. Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL is the first commercially available open source relational database management system to receive Common Criteria certification.
The Common Criteria for Information Technology Security is an international standard (ISO/IEC 15408) for computer security certification. Common Criteria provides assurance that the specification, implementation and evaluation of a computer security product has been conducted in a rigorous, standard and repeatable manner at a level appropriate for its target environment. For more information regarding the status of Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL certification, please contact Crunchy here
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Enterprise support for Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL will be available through Crunchy Secure Enterprise Support, providing even the most secure enterprises with an open source and trusted relational database solution. Learn more about Crunchy Secure Enterprise Support here.
The Value of Subscription
Leveraging a 100% pure open source model, Crunchy offers Crunchy Certi ed PostgreSQL on an annual subscription basis that provides access to the software distribution, bug fixes and updates, security patches, and 24×7 professional technical support. With this model, Crunchy enables organizations to leverage this powerful, advanced database technology in a way that minimizes costs while simultaneously accelerating innovation.