Faustine ChisasaEngineering Supervisor- Corporate Data Solutions and Services at TZ Telecoms. Corporation
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"It is free. There is no license on it."
"It is also open-source so it is free."
"PostgreSQL is a free and open-source database."
"It is free, but if you need support, you can go for the commercial version called EnterpriseDB. They provide paid support, and they can even do hosting for you if you want standby and support."
"PostgreSQL is open-source, so if capable admins are available then the setup cost can be $0."
"It is open-source. If you use it on-premise, it is free. It also has enterprise or commercial versions. If you go for the cloud version, there will be a cost, but it is lower than Oracle or Microsoft."
"The solution requires a license."
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PostgreSQL is a powerful and fully-featured database management system with which business owners can create object relational tables. It is an open source project that can be acquired for free and heavily focuses on elements such as extensibility and strict standard compliance. PostgreSQL is a flexible server system that can manage large workloads that are being contributed and accessed from a wide range of locations such as in a network, as well as small-scale projects like a single machine or user.
Some technical details of interest about PostgreSQL include:
Percona Server is ranked 8th in Open Source Databases while PostgreSQL is ranked 3rd in Open Source Databases with 16 reviews. Percona Server is rated 0.0, while PostgreSQL is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of PostgreSQL writes "Can be clustered which allows for fault tolerance". Percona Server is most compared with MariaDB, MySQL and EDB Postgres Advanced Server, whereas PostgreSQL is most compared with Firebird SQL, MariaDB, EDB Postgres Advanced Server, MySQL and SQLite.
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