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With the increasing popularity of Open Source Databases, organisations are looking for best alternatives among the widely available choices in the market.
Among the various choices available, PostgreSQL is the most widely adopted database in recent years in the industry. Thousands of companies are using PostgreSQL for their business critical as well as non-critical applications. PostgreSQL is not just limited to one industry – it is pretty much everywhere.
But why PostgreSQL? Why not any other open source DBMS like MySQL or MariaDB?
The reason is - PostgreSQl is the most advanced open source database management system that are available today. It is - ORDBMS, that is object relation database management system.
PostgreSQL is the best tool as it is available for free and it is open. It will never be bought. Its source code is available under PostgreSQL license which is a liberal open source license. You are free to use, modify and distribute PostgreSQL in any form.
Moreover, PostgreSQL comes with many features aimed to help developers build applications. It also helps administrators to protect data integrity and build fault-tolerant environments. It is extensible. For example, you can define your own data types, build custom functions or even write code from different programming languages without recompiling your database.
Also, because of the advanced features and powerful capabilities, the adoption of PostgreSQL is increasing widely in the market since past few years. It requires very minimum maintenance efforts because of its stability. Therefore, applications based on PostgreSQL have a low total cost of ownership in comparison with other database management systems.
- Architecture And Buffering
- Transactions And Concurrency & Monitoring
- Backup And Recovery PITR
- Loading And Unloading Data
- Performance Tuning
- External Tables