May 27, 2009, 4:26 pm
Ingres, a supplier of the open source relational database released by CA, has teamed up with Red Hat to produce a developer's software stack that substitutes Ingres for the MySQL database, often included in the open source LAMP stack.
It also integrates Ingres with Red Hat's JBoss middleware to generate a more Oracle-like or IBM-like middleware stack for database applications. Applications relying on Ingres could be used for transaction processing systems. Ingres also would provide hot database backup, database partitioning, active or passive high availability, online table restructuring and index reorganization, security auditing, and parallel query execution, all features of Ingres.