Five Reasons Why Postgres Has Reached a Tipping Point

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IT leaders need to invest in new and emerging technologies like Big Data, infrastructure and analytics tools. Given today’s economic challenges and limited budgets, the funding for these initiatives must be obtained internally. The huge savings potential from switching expensive commercial RDBMS’s over to Postgres is an obvious and effective way to fund these new strategic imperatives.

Postgres is the enterprise-class open source database used by some of the largest companies in the world to handle all types of workloads. Companies like VMware, Microsoft (through its acquisition of Skype), Apple and Facebook (through its acquisition of Instagram) are all PostgreSQL users. So too are the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Fujitsu, NTT, Sony-Ericsson, Sony Online Entertainment, the U.S. State Department and Yahoo. Postgres has reached a boiling point and things are about to really heat up in the database space. Ed Boyajian, CEO at EnterpriseDB, has outlined five reasons why Postgres has reached a tipping point.


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