back to article EDB tries to crowbar graph, JSON, and time-series data models into PostgreSQL – but can they pull it off?

EDB, a prominant backer of the PostgreSQL open-source database, expects to focus on graph, JSON, and time-series data in the upcoming autumn release. Analysts, however, are sceptical about its ability to optimise for different data models ahead of built for purpose databases. Last week, EDB announced a 59 per cent increase in …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    PG FTW

    The IDC analyst noted PostgreSQL's recent popularity among both open-source users wanting to avoid dependence on MySQL and those migrating away from proprietary databases.

    I concur, why use MySQL or MariaDB if you can use Postgres?

    I haven't always found enough arguments to migrate away from MySQL in all existing projects I've been involved in but for any new project Postgres is the first choice.

    1. Charlie Clark Silver badge

      Re: PG FTW

      I find Postgres query performance significantly better on larger DBs and, of course, you don't have to faff around with different table types or global table locks.

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