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Welcome to Hermes
December 20, 2014

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Support Team
  3. License
  5. Prerequisites
  6. Documentation
  7. News
  8. Latest Version
  9. References


Hermes (pronunciation: /ˈhɜrmiːz/; Greek Ἑρμῆς), or HermesMOD, is a Moving Objects Database (MOD) developed as an extension to PostgreSQL. Hermes also maintains a User Interface (UI) developed with Java EE.

Support Team

Hermes is supported by the Information Management Lab (InfoLab) at Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus.


Before you start using Hermes please read carefully the License and contact the Support Team.


You can download the latest version of Hermes Installer from this page.


Hermes is compiled for the following operating systems:

  • Linux (64-bit only)
  • Windows
  • OS X

Hermes requires:

HermesUI requires:


The "Hands-on with Hermes@Postgres MOD" guide is currently the official documentation.


2014-04-01: We uploaded Hermes Book version. You can find it here.

2013-06-21: We uploaded Hermes version 1.8.0. This version breaks compatibility with the previous versions of Hermes. Also, Hermes Manual is not yet compatible with version 1.8.0, thus we consider it deprecated for now.

2012-02-10: We launched this Forum for discussions and questions.

2012-02-05: A comprehensive Architecture Map is added to Hermes Manual.

Latest Version

The latest version of Hermes is silently uploaded and you can check for it via Hermes Installer. As we keep on working on Hermes more functionality will be added, bugs will be fixed, and it will be better documented.


  1. Information Management Lab (InfoLab)
  2. PostgreSQL
  3. Wikipedia