- You can manage multiple PostgreSQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server deployments in multiple clouds. This allows you to maintain external flexibility for system uptime, and workload optimization.
- A console and APIs allow you to quickly create a variety of Postgres deployments. These can range from single instance development and boxes to production clusters with high availability, automatic back-up and recovery, load balancing, basic monitoring and management, and high availability. To provide a secure environment for connecting applications, users can also encrypt every cluster.
- The EDB Postgres Ark framework, when used with EDB Postgres Advanced Server provides database compatibility and Oracle compatibility. It also offers significant cost savings and competitive advantage.
Marc Linster, an executive at AWS, stated that EDB Postgres Ark gives AWS users greater flexibility and control over the deployment of EDB Postgres platform into hybrid environments. EDB Postgres Ark makes it easier to deploy robust Postgres deployments while taking advantage the flexibility and power offered by cloud computing. The AWS offering is delivered on a 64 bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI), which runs Linux/Unix and CentOS 6. It requires the use of EC2, EBS and S3 services on Amazon cloud. Pricing is determined by a variety of options. The full range of options can be found in the AWS Marketplace entry.