A number of distributed database vendors make claims about being “Postgres compatible” or “Postgres based.” This is no doubt a response to the growing and overwhelming popularity of Postgres with developers.

When evaluating a distributed Postgres database system careful consideration should be given to the level of effort required to migrate application code. Buyers should also look at the degree to which the product is outside the mainstream of the Postgres ecosystem, and the implications this raises.

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