GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Postgres Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"PostgreSQL was originally developed in 1986 at the University of California at Berkeley."

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"PostgreSQL is currently ranked #4 in popularity among database management systems."

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"PostgreSQL has over 28,000 commits on its source code repository GitHub."

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"Over 400 contributors have participated in the development of PostgreSQL on GitHub."

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"PostgreSQL has a Stack Overflow Community Wiki with over 2,000 questions."

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"The PostgreSQL project is owned by a non-profit organization, The PostgreSQL Global Development Group."

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"PostgreSQL is available in more than 50 languages."

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"PostgreSQL is used by 33.5% of Stack Overflow survey respondents."

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"PostgreSQL has won the Database of the Year award 3 times in the row (2017, 2018, 2019)."

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"PostgreSQL is named after its primary author, Michael Stonebraker’s alias, “Postgres”."

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"Around 10% of the top websites use PostgreSQL as their main database."

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"PostgreSQL supports various index types like B-tree, hash, GiST, SP-GiST, and GIN."

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"PostgreSQL was one of the first databases to support MVCC (Multi-Version Concurrency Control)."

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"PostgreSQL is ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability) compliant by default."

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"PostgreSQL is used by prominent companies such as Apple, Fujitsu, Cisco, Fujitsu, and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration."

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"PostgreSQL has full support for JSON and JSONB data types."

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"PostgreSQL has over 50 built-in indexable operators."

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"PostgreSQL has more than 200 built-in functions for data manipulation."

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"PostgreSQL is extensible and has support for spatial data types and operators through the PostGIS extension."

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"PostgreSQL has an active Reddit community with over 14,000 members."

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