A powerful, open source object-relational database system

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

PostgreSQL is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.

PostgreSQL is an open source tool with 5.26K Github Stars and 1.74K Github Forks. Here’s a link to PostgreSQL's open source repository on Github

PostgreSQL Reviews

Here are some stack decisions and reviews by companies and developers who chose PostgreSQL in their tech stack.

Who Uses PostgreSQL?

2649 companies use PostgreSQL including Uber, Spotify, and Instagram.

PostgreSQL integrates with

Datadog, Clever Cloud, Heroku Postgres, Metabase, and Sails.js are some of the popular tools that integrate with PostgreSQL. Here's a list of all 94 tools that integrate with PostgreSQL.

Why people like PostgreSQL

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use PostgreSQL.



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PostgreSQL's alternatives

  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
  • Oracle - Oracle Database is an RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism
  • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine
  • Cassandra - Cassandra is a partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key.
  • Firebird - Relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platform

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