Sony Online Invests In Database Maker

San Diego-based Sony Online Entertainment has made an equity investment in an open source database company. The online game operator said today that it has invested in EnterpriseDB, make of the open source EnterpriseDB Advanced Server database software, as a part of a deal to use the database in its online operations. Sony Online Entertainment invested in a Series A deal that included Charles River Ventures and Valhalla Partners. New Jersey-based EnterpriseDB develops a version of the open source PostgresSQL database software targeted at the enterprise database market. Sony is an operator of massively multiplayer online games including the popular EverQuest online world. More information »