PostgreSQL database

About PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a very capable open-source object-relational database system. It evolved from the Ingres project at the Berkeley University.

We support PostgreSQL directly in all our products! You don't need separate drivers and can immediately connect to your database.

Leader of the Ingres team was Michael Stonebreaker. In 1985 he started a new project, called POSTGRES for post-ingres, which had ability to define types and fully describe relationships. It could fetch data in related tables using rules, a novel concept. First version was released to small number of users in 1989. In 1996, with initial support for POSTQUEL language replaced with SQL, POSTGRES changed name to PostgreSQL to reflect its support for SQL. Since 1997, a group of developers and volunteers around the world maintain the software as The PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

PostgreSQL is extremely feature-rich, comparable to proprietary enterprise databases like Oracle, SQL Server and DB2. PostgreSQL uses multi-version concurrency control (MVCC) to avoid locking and has a rich programming support in form of PL/pgSQL (equivalent to Oracle’s PL/SQL). It can even use external programming languages through extensions (currently supports Perl, Python and Tcl, with more to come). Recently performant JSONB datatype was added, making PostgreSQL a viable competitor to document/store databases such as MongoDB.

Many companies use PostgreSQL as a base for their proprietary enhances database projects.

PostgreSQL is continuously maintained for almost 30 years. It’s a completely free database with top-notch capabilities and reliability. We warmly recommend it as a production database and use it ourselves.

PostgreSQL support in our products

All our products support PostgreSQL database natively. No drivers are needed, you will be able to work with PostgreSQL as soon as you run our applications.

PostgreSQL is also known as PostgreSQL, Postgres, PG.

Export your PostgreSQL database

It may make sense to migrate your data away from PostgreSQL. You may want to do it permanently or just need to share your tables with a collague in a different format.

We will copy all your tables with their data and apply indexing and relationships exactly as they are in your current PostgreSQL database. In a nutshell, you get exactly the same database in another database engine. Each time you run the migration, we will copy all the tables again. Of course, we have a built-in scheduler, so you can run this overnight and have a fresh database copy in the morning.

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Import data into your PostgreSQL database

Have a need to import data from various sources into your PostgreSQL database? Luckily we support many popular database formats to make this easy for you. Instead of messing with exporting from source, then working your way to somehow import data into PostgreSQL, use our tool to copy all desired tables directly - quickly and easily.

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Our top of the line database converter.
Converts all source database to all target databases with all the options and optimizations.

Replicate your PostgreSQL database

If you have already created your target database (by yourself or using our Full Convert product), you can synchronize data in your target database with your original PostgreSQL database. We never pollute your databases with additional tables or triggers for replications. We never even write to your source database.

Replication allows you to update your target database very often, as we always write just a minimum of changes needed to bring databases in sync. For example, if you added three records to a single table in your PostgreSQL database, our replication product will write those three records to target database and nothing else. If you deleted some records, changed some others and inserted some, again – our product will pick that up and replay those changes in the target databases without touching existing data that should stay there. Our products are highly optimized for real-world workloads, so data that's inserted into different areas of table are combined and written using high-speed algorithms, as available in a specific target database.

You can run database replication often, as your target database is never empty while replication runs. You will simply see that your changes are applied on each run.

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Our top of the line database replication software. It efficiently replicates any supported source database to any supported target databases.

Write SQL queries for your PostgreSQL database

When you want a stellar SQL writing experience, our Query allows you to easily and quickly write your queries. It will autocomplete as you type and allow you to instantly view your data.

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Our top of the line database query software. Easily connect to any of our many supported databases and explore it.

Document your PostgreSQL database schema

Database diagrams only get you so far. You may want to keep HTML mini-website for your database documentation so all your developers can be in the loop and quickly locate needed information. You may need it for a client report, or to distribute your database schema as a CHM file to people who need it.

Our products even allow you to upload the documentation to your FTP server, so your website copy is always current.

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Our top of the line database documentation tool. It will document any database we currently support.