For the last five years and more, there’s been an elephant in the room when it comes to the way businesses and organizations collect, manage, store and analyze data: PostgreSQL. An open-source relational database that offers the kind of enterprise advantages that have already attracted businesses like Netflix, Instagram, and Spotify, according to the tech stack intelligence platform, StackShare. But what do they know that you don’t? What kind of advantages are they gaining, and why should you care about what database your business is using? Here’s your quick guide to everything PostgreSQL.
PostgreSQL, by the way, is pronounced ‘Post-gres-Q-L,’ or it’s shortened to ‘Post-gres.’