PostgreSQL Review

It's a stable RDBMS. I believe that drivers should be improved.

Valuable Features

PostgreSQL is a stable RDBMS. It's free, and supports standard SQL.

Improvements to My Organization

I have developed many portals and internet commercial sites with this RDBMS. It's easy and quick to publish portals and websites when you have this in production.

Room for Improvement

I believe that drivers must be better. For example, the .NET drivers could be more robust for the latest Entity Framework version.

Use of Solution

I've been using it for two to three years.

Stability Issues

There have been no performance issues.

Scalability Issues

It's been able to scale for our needs.

Customer Service and Technical Support

PostgreSQL is a community RDBMS. There are many articles, blogs, examples and information about its features on the internet.

Initial Setup

The initial setup is easy because it's only a package. It can be setup either on the cloud or with hosting providers once it's installed.

Implementation Team

I have used GoDaddy hosting, and Amazon EC2 with PostgreSQL. I don't have any problems.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

My only cost is for the server that PostgreSQL is hosted on.

Other Solutions Considered

I've worked with MySQL, Firebird, etc. and, in my opinion, PostgreSQL is more scalable.

Other Advice

It is a good free RDBMS. It's stable, scalable and reliable.

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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