Get started with EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5 on IBM Power Systems running Linux

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EnterpriseDB (EDB) Postgres Advanced Server 9.5 and IBM® Power Systems™ provide a Postgres platform that is ready for the enterprise and demonstrates unmatched performance, scalability, availability, and cost efficiency against comparable x86 rational database management systems (RDBMS). These benefits make EDB Postgres Advanced Server an ideal solution for managing your mission critical workloads on Power Systems running Linux. This article describes how to get started.

The instructions in this article describe setting up EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.2 and assume that you have RHEL 7.2 installed and configured on your IBM Power server or virtual machine (VM).

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Download EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5 for Power

  1. Go to the EDB download page, http://www.enterprisedb.com/downloads/postgres-postgresql-downloads
  2. Click Contact Sales to request the location and credentials for the EDB YUM repository.
  3. Complete the required contact information on the General Inquiry Form and enter the following required values:
    • In the To: field, select Products and Subscriptions.
    • In the Product of Interest: field, select Postgres Advanced Server 9.5.
    • In the Subject: field, enter Trial - EDB with IBM Power.
    • In the Message: field, enter Requesting the location and credentials for the EDB YUM repository.
    • Click Submit.
  4. Review the trial license. Note: The license file is included in the RPM download. Under the trial license, when a customer uses the software, terms are deemed to be accepted.
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Get started with EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5

When your access is approved and you receive your log in credentials, you can begin using EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.5. The downloaded RPM includes a script that installs a default schema and populates sample data. Refer to the provided documentation for additional information.

After you go through the sample data, you are ready to begin using your own application and data set.


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