Unigroup's July 2005 Meeting Announcement

The INGRES Open Source Relational Database

Emma K. McGrattan,
Vice President of Development,
Computer Associates.

Thursday, 14-JUL-2005      (** SPECIAL 2rd Thursday **)

FIELD TRIP to Computer Associates
140 Broadway      (Between Cedar and Liberty Streets)
Wall Street Area
Downtown, New York City

6:15 - 6:25 PM Registration
6:25 - 6:35 PM Ask the Wizard - Questions, Answers and Current Events
6:45 - 7:00 PM Unigroup Business
7:00 - 9:30 PM Main Presentation


Ingres is a high-performance open source relational database.

Features: High performance. Scalable. Reliable. Low cost-of-ownership. Ingres supports distributed computing and provides advanced integration and replication options as well as access to a wide-range of enterprise data sources. It delivers the tools you need to create and support mission-critical applications and effectively manage your corporate data, no matter where it resides. Ingres has been deployed into the computing platforms of many businesses, government institutions, universities and more in a variety of applications.

Ingres provides a robust information management foundation that:

Ingres reliably embeds into mission-critical applications, where it becomes virtually transparent in production environments. Its manageability and low cost of ownership make it a powerful information management component for many vertical applications.


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  140 Broadway  (between Cedar and Liberty Streets)
  Wall Street Area
  Downtown NYC

  140 Broadway is a block north of the Exchange.

Nearest mass transit stations: '4/5' (Wall Street), 'R/W' (Rector Street), '1/9' (Rector Street), 'M' (Exchange Place), '2/3'.


We hope to cover these topics (we do not have the official outline from CA as yet)...

Web Resources

  INGRES Database:


Emma K. McGrattan is Vice President of Development for CA, responsible for the Advantage Ingres family of relational database management products. A leading authority in DBMS technologies, Emma has been instrumental in the ongoing success of Advantage Ingres Enterprise Relational Database. She joined CA in 1994 upon its acquisition of The ASK Group, and has held a variety of senior development and development management positions. Born in Ireland, Emma earned a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from Dublin City University.


Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA), one of the world's largest management software companies, delivers software and services across operations, security, storage, life cycle and service management to optimize the performance, reliability and efficiency of enterprise IT environments. Indeed, our solutions touch many areas of everyday life, from ATM transactions to airport security to online sales, customer service and medical information. We pursue, develop and deliver the kind of leading-edge technologies that can truly transform a business. This includes our highly evolved-and highly effective-management software to run day-to-day tasks as well as manage on-demand computing, wireless, Linux and Web services initiatives. Our integrated solutions help manage the infrastructures of more than 95 percent of the Fortune 500(r) companies and more than 80 percent of the Global 1000, as well as government organizations and hundreds of other companies in diverse industries worldwide.


CA will have some giveaways for us. Tentatively: INGRES CD-ROMS (possibly with some limited install support).

** We also received a pile of Sun Solaris 10 DVDs from our friends at the NYC Sun Office. First dibs will go to attendees of our Solaris 10 meeting who did not receive one directly from Sun. We gave out a pile of these DVDs at last month's meeting.


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       * Non-Member Single Meeting:                      $ 20.00
         Student Yearly Membership:                      $ 20.00
         Non-Member Student Single Meeting (with ID):    $  5.00
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Complimentary Food and Refreshments will be served. CA will be sponsoring the food service for this meeting.

Please join us for this meeting, you won't want to miss it!

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