PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL

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What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL (alternately Postgres) is a free and open source object-relational database system boasting over 30 years of active development, reliability, feature robustness, and performance. It supports SQL and is designed to support various workloads flexibly.
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What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL (alternately Postgres) is a free and open source object-relational database system boasting over 30 years of active development, reliability, feature robustness, and performance. It supports SQL and is designed to support various workloads flexibly.

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PostgreSQL (alternately Postgres) is a free and open source object-relational database system boasting over 30 years of active development, reliability, feature robustness, and performance. It supports SQL and is designed to support various workloads flexibly.

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The most common users of PostgreSQL are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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vijay bhopalwani | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL is an Open Source Database that is used for mainly Relational database Systems. We are mainly using this database because of the microservice structure. And in microservices, we have a lot of databases and also it's open source so that is good for our organization. And it's an object-relational database the performance of the database is pretty good.
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
We use postgreSQL in instances where we need an isolated database to support a microservice architecture, or an isolated system. It allows us to leverage a simple and inexpensive database option where a larger scale enterprise configuration would be over engineering. We commonly use it for build automation systems in our organization.
Aurpa Fiza | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL is the most advanced and versatile DB system available and is well documented. It’s cool, and there is a lot of diversity among the people who help with it. PostgreSQL has a project (phAdmin) that allows us to carry out tasks using a friendly graphical user interface, making it an incredible database manager. It has a command-line interface for Linux and Windows that is simple to use. In addition, Golang and Python and their frameworks, such as Django for Python, can be integrated. A comprehensive documentation website makes learning about all of its features easy.
December 11, 2021

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Arsalan Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
We are using PostgreSQL as the main RDBMS for our payment application where we mainly store customer data, accounting, and ledger data, etc. As well as in data warehousing along with NiFi and Metabase we use PostgreSQL as the main data storage; to collect data from multiple sources, analyze, and ETL into PostgreSQL.
June 22, 2021

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Anson Abraham | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
Using PostgreSQL in all aspects of the company. Using it for our front-end platform to display data. Using PostgreSQL as part of our pipeline looking up reference data. Also using it for reporting purposes as well. The data we have is structured, but with some unstructured data, the jsonb datatype support, also helps us considerably to store dynamic data generation. Helps us scale out our platform.
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
We are using PostgreSQL as a database for our microservices application. Since microservice is light by nature, performance is never a problem.
We have a lot of microservices applications since PostgreSQL is free, we could use as many database instances as we need without massive cost increase.
The main thing that we like is PostgreSQL supports the JSON column and query which is really useful in our use case.
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL database is being used across the whole organization by different departments for different services/micro-services. It addresses one important business problem that is cost. We migrated from Oracle to PostgreSQL to save license cost without compromising on RDBMS requirements.
Erlon Sousa Pinheiro | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
Currently, we are using PostgreSQL to support some DevOps operations, mainly related to monitoring (as a Zabbix database server) and configuration management (it is the database used by our Puppet/PuppetDB environment). We use it as a regular deployment as well as a Database as a service (on AWS RDS).
Moris Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
In our department PostgreSQL is used as the main database that supports our transactional systems, reaching a consensus for the use of a single database throughout the organization requires a joint effort that leads to a feasibility study and implementation that determine the best way forward to unify the use of a single database platform.
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL is one of the databases we use for our systems and products. Most of our IT systems run on PostgreSQL, such as issue tracker and wiki. We also use PostgreSQL to store analytic data which would then be fed to analytic and reporting tools to generate graphs and dashboards.
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
We use Postgres for a variety of applications, from high availability/high traffic API services to simpler CRUD style single-page applications. It fulfills a need for a low-cost relational data store that has been tested and proven to work. Its use of common SQL is known by many engineers so the learning curve is very low.
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
Postgre[SQL] is awesome, as it ha[s] lots of distinct things in itself. It is [a] highly extensible object relation database. We are using this for our current applications like Virtual Class and StudyShot purposes. We are storing larger pools of servers for virtual class purposes, which uses Postgre[SQL] as backend server. These applications are organization-wide products. Overall, Postgre[SQL] is superb in larger queries, where it is solving our day-to-day business problems in complex programs. Its performance and security both are satisfactory. Postgre[SQL] have features to extend which is a very good [quality].

It [is] platform independent, so we need not to worry about [having a] specific environment. Very good support for replication also relieves us from [the] data lost burden. Its cost for owning and maintaining [in] comparison to SQL server is low so it [suits us well].
Score 8 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL open source relational data management system takes on a task behind a critical and important application running in our information systems infrastructure. Although we did not like the use of a separate model database for this application because it was different and critical at first, we are very pleased at the moment, it was unnecessary to hesitate.
Valeri Karpov | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We've used PostgreSQL for years as a tool for our data team. We use MongoDB for operational data, but we pipe MongoDB data into Postgres. If we need a chart for an investor deck or someone has a non-trivial data question, our data team queries Postgres.
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
At my current organization, we use PostgreSQL to obtain the most current data of our host system.
This is used by the IT department only, with data obtained from it distributed organizational wide. It allows us to obtain real-time data from our host system, rather than an overnight "batch" load of data.
Mark Mitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL is currently at the core of everything we do. For our organization we knew that we needed a durable, feature rich and flexible database. We have various storage needs including traditional relational setups with auditing for our quoting and invoicing. Inherited structures for project standards that can adapt as needed. And dynamic JSON based data for unstructured data. With PostgreSQL there hasn't been a data problem we have not been able to solve. It allows us to collect flexible data and migrate it into structured data sets that can be utilized with traditional tooling.
Adolfo Maltez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
The use of PostgreSQL in our organization has allowed us to scale the number of implementations without worrying about costs associated with licenses.
We use PostgreSQLl for a variety of transactional systems, from remote sites to headquarters.
It allows us to standardize configurations and implementations throughout the organization, accelerating the number of implementations.
Score 9 out of 10
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Verified User
We use PostgreSQL as our solutions database, we looked for a full featured database server that will be both reliable, with high performance and supported on our Linux CentOS based platforms. We preferred Open Source solutions as we did not want to increase our solution price.
Highnet Systems' SNS++ Notification Management solution is sold on license on premise solution, as such the customer need platform (Hardware or virtual server), Operating System, Database Server, WEB Server and finality our software. by selecting Open Source platforms we are able to provide our customer with great enterprise level solution at very small cost.
PostgreSQL give us great performance supporting organizations with millions of alerts per day, with complex alert handling solutions. We started using PostgreSQL more than 15 years ago and it is still great solution, with wide industry support, easy management and development tools and because we provide our solutions to big organizations it helps to relay on platform like PostgreSQL that is constantly developed to face both new demands, environments and security risks.
Paul De Audney | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
PostgreSQL is used across a wide number of systems. Ranging from customer-facing primary data storage of traditional relational data to using it more like a NoSQL data store with the JSON & JSONB data types. Analytical workloads in some parts of the business are serviced by PostgreSQL as well.
Don Burks | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL is the primary datastore for Sphere. All of the mission-critical customer and product data which underpins the product offering is there. PostgreSQL was the right choice because so many of the data models that we use are relational to the customer's user account,.
Vladimir Salnikov | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
I've used PostgreSQL for managing the database for agriculture support system with elements of spatial analysis by PostGIS extension. This was an internal software (not intended for public markets), used by agronomists, management, and shareholders of agricultural holdings in South Russia, Volgograd region. The database includes records about crop rotations, vegetation indices, field observation data, weather data, etc. By this info, used in analytic to achieve better productivity and reduce expenses for common field works, used to grow bulk crops, such as wheat, corn, and sunflower.
Javier Blanque | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Verified User
PostgreSQL is used in several Departmental Information Systems across the Bank, from open source systems which operates with the DBMS to in-house developed systems like the one we use for Operational and Technology Risk Assessment, and Asset Management.
We use other DBMSs like MySQL (MariaDB) and Microsoft SQL Server also, so we can compare them against each other.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
We in the software engineering department use Postgres to permanently store most of our customer's information that is needed by the app--anywhere from their settings, login information (of course user's passwords are encrypted and salted), to the work they've created in the app. The web app writes to Postgres whenever our users need to update their info and saves their work and reads from the app to display the webpages. What's cool is that Postgres also has great user management, so we also gave read-only access to only a few parts of the database for the finance department who want to know how much the users are using the app to charge them accurately, and also to customer support who wants to see user data in order to help users debug issues.
Balázs Kiss | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
As a company that does a lot of consultation work in software development and database and system administrating on high levels, knowing multiple RDBMS's is essential. PostgreSQL is often required by our partners, and we use it from time to time when the business choice lands on it. Most of the time we like to work with Oracle tools, but PostgreSQL proved itself to be a viable alternative for many use cases.
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