DeveloperWeek Global: Enterprise 2020 DeveloperWeek Global: Enterprise 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

OPEN TALK: Why Postgres Is the Most Loved RDBMS by Developers
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Tom Kincaid
Tom Kincaid
EnterpriseDB, GM 2ndQuadrant

For the past two years Postgres has appeared as the RDBMS that developers love more than any other database.

This talk will explore why software developers love Postgres. Specific examples of Postgres features developers love will be presented.

Examples include how Postgres can be used as a JSON document store that outperforms Mongo and how complex GeoSpatial queries can be achieved with 4-5 lines of code. Additional examples for Postgres brilliance and simplicity will be presented.

Other topics that will be covered is how Postgres is a powerful enterprise ready database but also a database that is written by developers for developers.