PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness.
PostgreSQL is used by companies, big and small. Some of these are Skype, Cisco, U.S. State Department and much more. Check out this list to see some more.
- Significant savings on license fees as it is an open source project
- Significant savings on staffing costs
- Better support than the proprietary vendors because of a vibrant open source community of PostgreSQL professionals
- Battle tested and on the market for more than 15 years