# The Petro.ai Platform
Petro.ai Released May 4th
For new features in Petro.ai 5.0 see Release Notes for Petro.ai 5.0
# What is Petro.ai?
Petro.ai is an application server which allows a company to quickly create responsive websites/apps and use pre-made workflows from our library:
- Fast analytics processing engine
- ODBC connections to all your favorite databases
- Common data model for all the apps
Petro.ai can be described as an analytics delivery engine that is comprised of apps attached to a dynamic layer. This layer pulls from sources available to an operator, typically challenging data types such as completions, drilling, and mashing it with well headers and production.
# Learning Petro.ai
In addition to the documentation, there are many ways to take advantage of the Petro.ai platform.
- Petro.ai Blog our sounding board for learning about Petro.ai best practices
- Petro.ai Channel our Youtube channel where you can see recordings of our community events and tutorials on using the platform.
- Petro.ai Portal try out Spotfire and Power BI templates that leverage the Petro.ai analytics delivery engine.