The World's Most Advanced Open Source Database

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system that uses and extends the SQL language combined with many features that safely store and scale the most complicated data workloads. The origins of PostgreSQL date back to 1986 as part of the POSTGRES project at the University of California at Berkeley and has more than 30 years of active development on the core platform.

PostgreSQL has earned a strong reputation for its proven architecture, reliability, data integrity, robust feature set, extensibility, and the dedication of the open source community behind the software to consistently deliver performant and innovative solutions. PostgreSQL runs on all major operating systems, has been ACID-compliant since 2001, and has powerful add-ons such as the popular PostGIS geospatial database extender. It is no surprise that PostgreSQL has become the open source relational database of choice for many people and organisations.

Getting started with using PostgreSQL has never been easier - pick a project you want to build, and let PostgreSQL safely and robustly store your data.

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PostgreSQL 2019 Projects

  • mvpant
    ARTful Buffer Manager
    The main goal of this project is to implement and evaluate an adaptive radix tree as an alternative to the current underlying data structure of...
  • Binguo Bao
    de-TOAST'ing using an iterator
    This project would aim to provide the ability to de-TOAST a fully TOAST'd and compressed field using an iterator, and then update the appropriate...
  • Ilaria Battiston
    Develop Performance Farm Database and Website
    The Performance Farm is an useful way to test Postgres' functionalities while changes are being made, to analyze its efficacy on different operating...
  • Yosry Ahmed
    pgAdmin 4 Query Tool Automatic Mode Detection and Enhancements
    pgAdmin is the most popular and feature rich Open Source administration and development platform for PostgreSQL, the most advanced Open Source...