back to article 'Behold my creation: Postgres-XL' bellows TransLattice

Database upstart TransLattice has burped out a new free version of the Postgres database, based on tech it acquired from StormDB. It claims the softweare is ideal for supporting modern web-based applications. The company reckons this database, dubbed Postgres-XL, has "extreme online transaction processing scalability and …


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  1. Alan Brown Silver badge

    "PostgreSQL is one of the most widely used open-source relational databases, and is seen by many as a good alternative to more-basic systems such as MySQL or MariaDB."

    Apart from anything else, it simple scales better. MySQL is good up to a point but its memory consumption quickly grows out of control.

    I have a 48Gb box which was struggling on MySQL (350 million records). PostgreSQL is working very comfortably on it, using less than 12Gb.

  2. Justin Clift


    Hopefully this goes well, and impartial benchmarks show good results.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    That link

    Did you really mean to point the WebScaleSQL link to a Microsoft Azure article? Or did you perhaps mean to use this one:

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