Bungee Connect Platform-as-a-Service Extends Database Programmability with EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Product Family

Bungee Connect Gives Organizations Data Hosting Flexibility and Portability

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—April 29, 2008Bungee Labs™ today announced that web application developers can now use Bungee Connect Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) to develop and host database-driven applications utilizing core PostgreSQL functionality and EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus database product family. Developers of Bungee-powered applications can connect to existing and new Postgres databases in a cloud-based development and hosting environment, providing organizations the flexibility to control how and where business data is stored.

"Bungee Connect's seamless, cloud-based connectivity with the EnterpriseDB family of PostgreSQL database servers provides data hosting flexibility and portability to organizations creating highly interactive data-driven apps," said Brad Hintze, director product marketing, Bungee Labs. "Developers can leverage Postgres Plus to create high performance, scaleable databases for use in Bungee-powered applications without the complexity of assembling and managing all of the software and infrastructure required to develop and deliver web applications."

Benefits of Postgres Plus to Bungee Connect Developers

Developers of Bungee-powered applications can now program using PostgreSQL functionality and benefit from Postgres Plus features, including Geospatial, GridSQL Parallel Query, Oracle Compatibility and Replication. These capabilities enable highly efficient and scalable database applications based on Postgres Plus. Additionally, EnterpriseDB provides its customers with powerful capabilities for setup, administration, testing, debugging and management of the family of Postgres Plus database servers. These include Postgres Studio for administration, Procedural Language Debugger to test/debug, DBA Management Server and Migration Studio for database migration optimization to the Postgres Plus Advanced Server.

Benefits of Bungee Connect to PostgreSQL Application Developers

The Bungee Connect PaaS provides a comprehensive development and hosting environment for applications accessing multiple web services and databases, now including PostgreSQL and Postgres Plus.

The Bungee Connect PaaS enables the rapid creation of highly interactive web applications while removing significant complexity, time and cost across the end-to-end lifecycle of developing and hosting web applications. Bungee Connect:
  • automates access to web-services (SOAP, REST, and XML)
  • simplifies database connectivity and programmability
  • enables graphical layout for user interface elements
  • provides full programmability of application logic
  • includes AJAX interactivity without programming
  • provides efficient debugging and form simulation capabilities
  • logs web service request and response envelopes
  • enables direct access to PostgreSQL databases, tables, fields, and transactions
Bungee Connect provides direct deployment and hosting for Bungee-powered applications on one or more of three Bungee Grids located in Europe, United States, and at Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Additionally, beginning in July, developers can download and install the new Bungee Application Server to host their Bungee-powered applications on self-managed infrastructure.

Find relevant information and links about Bungee Connect, Enterprise DB and Postgres at www.bungeeconnect.com/postgresplus.

About EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Product Family

EnterpriseDB's recently released Postgres Plus is an open source distribution of PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. Postgres Plus enhances PostgreSQL with significant performance gains and important ease-of-use capabilities for developers and DBAs. Bundled into a one-click, cross-platform installer, Postgres Plus is targeted at developers of next-generation applications and sets a new standard for commercial distributions of enterprise open source databases. Postgres Plus Advanced Server is a commercial product that adds advanced capabilities to Postgres Plus, including robust Oracle compatibility, dynamic performance tuning, and sophisticated management and monitoring.

More information about the EnterpriseDB Blade Partner Program, including downloads and company profiles for each of the Blade partners, is available at http://www.enterprisedb.com/community/blades/overview.do.

About Bungee Labs
Bungee Labs is creator of the Bungee Connect™ web application development and hosting platform-as-a-service (PaaS), a unified environment for building and delivering a new class of extremely interactive rich web applications. Bungee Connect facilitates rapid integration of web services and databases (public and private), eliminates programming for Ajax interactivity, and enables instantaneous application deployment for end-user use. Bungee Connect eliminates significant time and cost across the entire application lifecycle. Organizations use Bungee Connect to build highly interactive web applications, then instantly deploy them on a high-performance multi-tenant grid infrastructure. Bungee Connect is the most extensive implementation of a PaaS. A privately held company, Bungee Labs is backed by North Bridge Venture Partners, Venrock Associates, and Epic Ventures. Visit www.bungeelabs.com. Bungee Labs, bungeelabs.com, Bungee Connect, bungeeconnect.com, Bungee Grid and Bungee Pulse are trademarks of Bungee Labs, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other names and brands may be claimed by their respective owners.

Public Relations Contacts:
Kelly Wanlass, Wanlass Public Relations (PR for Bungee Labs)
(801) 766-2362

Lyle Ball, VP of Marketing, Bungee Labs