VMware Postgres is a 100% open source Object-Relational Database Management System (ORDBMS) that supports a large part of the SQL standard.

VMware Postgres is based on the PostgreSQL source code published at https://www.postgresql.org and other PostgreSQL software.

VMware Postgres packages additional open source components, to provide backup, high availability and client connectivity. These components include:

  • PostgreSQL ODBC Driver (psqlODBC) – Connectivity for Linux client applications.

  • PostgreSQL JDBC Driver (pgjdbc) – Connectivity for Java clients.

  • pgBackRest – Reliable backup and restore for PostgreSQL.

  • pg_auto_failover – an extension for setting up PostgreSQL high availability with automated failover.