PostgreSQL Review

It is a scalable database that is free and open source.​

What is most valuable?

  • Stability
  • Performance
  • Ease of administration

How has it helped my organization?

It is a world class, performer, a scalable database that is free and open source.

What needs improvement?

At the fringes, you can have locking problems that can cause unacceptable pause, but that's really a factor of database design, and the limitations of relational databases as a technology than a particular issue with PostgreSQL

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using different versions of PostgreSQL for the past eight years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

There was other a foreseen issues with pushing it to the edge.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It's a very stable product.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It's easily scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

The amount of community support for the solution is good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We've got experience with a number of RDBMS, but PostgreSQL has always stuck out to be the most economical and sensible product. That being said, we do have instances of Maria, and various NoSQL's floating around.

What about the implementation team?

We did it in-house.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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