EDB Postgres Advanced Server Competitors and Alternatives

The top EDB Postgres Advanced Server competitors are
  • PostgreSQL
  • MariaDB
Read reviews of EDB Postgres Advanced Server competitors and alternatives
PostgreSQL
Darpan Khurana
Real User
BI Expert at a consultancy with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 13 2016

What is most valuable?

GIS function. Geography is a very important function/dimension for our f. Postgres helps analyse that easily.

How has it helped my organization?

It provides access to data for analytics. It has a lot of free tools available for data access, and has easy integration with a lot of... more»

What needs improvement?

They need to develop an easy way to do a cross-DB query and some basic report visuals and alert systems would make it awesome, if they are... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

It's free as it's open source.

What other advice do I have??

Go ahead with the product which has the best use case for your organization. Cost is never an issue.
MariaDB
it_user263310
Real User
IT Director at a tech services company
Jul 03 2017

What is most valuable?

It has given us better Join algorithms, Connect Engine, and ColumnStore. I can choose hash join algorithms in order to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As a drop-in replacement for MySQL, it fit in perfectly with our solutions developed for MySQL. It gave us some highly... more»

What needs improvement?

I would appreciate support for materialized views.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Most of our customers will not consider MySQL/MariaDB if they need to pay for a license. Unfortunately, it is still an... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

I had been using MySQL since version 3.x. of MariaDB. This made sense because it was a drop-in replacement. Concerning... more»

What other advice do I have??

If you want a reliable, easy to maintain database solution, I think that MariaDB on RedHat/CentOS is an option that... more»

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