The Web System's data storage engine currently uses PostgreSQL 9.0.1.
PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) originally developed at the University of California at Berkeley Computer Science Department. POSTGRES pioneered many concepts that only became available in some commercial database systems much later.
PostgreSQL is an open-source descendant of this original Berkeley code. It supports a large part of the SQL standard and offers many modern features:
Also, PostgreSQL can be extended in many ways, for example by adding new
Many organizations, government agencies and companies use PostgreSQL. You will find installations in ADP, CISCO, NTT Data, NOAA, Research In Motion, The US Forestry Service and The American Chemical Society. Today, it's rare to find a large corporation or government agency which isn't using PostgreSQL in at least one department.
Younicycle.com provides a selective subset of the features available with PostgreSQL with an emphasis on user friendly interfaces and those features that would most commonly be used within a typical small business, Knowledge Worker or web environment. The Younicycle Server Package gives you greater control over the functionality available within PostgreSQL.