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Description

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.

What is Microsoft SQL Server?

Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.

What is Oracle?

Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using PostgreSQL?
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    What are the cons of using Microsoft SQL Server?
    No Cons submitted yet for Microsoft SQL Server
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    What are the cons of using Oracle?
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    Companies

    What companies use PostgreSQL?
    2243 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
    What companies use Microsoft SQL Server?
    393 companies on StackShare use Microsoft SQL Server
    What companies use Oracle?
    82 companies on StackShare use Oracle

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
    88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
    What tools integrate with Microsoft SQL Server?
    23 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft SQL Server
    What tools integrate with Oracle?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Oracle

    What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle?

    • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
    • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
    • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL
    • SQLite - A software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

    See all alternatives to PostgreSQL

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