About PostgreSQL

Postgres was created in 1986 and has been Open Source software since 1996. That means there is a large community of users and developers. The software developers who support and enhance Postgres are dedicated to excellence. Update releases are frequent, but full support for years of previous versions is available. Postgres runs under Unix, Linux, Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.


A list of PostgreSQL users includes:

  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • IMDB.com, The Internet Movie Database
  • The National Weather Service
  • Safeway
  • Apple
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Cisco (Linksys)
  • Skype
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham

A more detailed list of users and additional information can be found at http://www.postgresql.org/about/users