Open source database management solutions (DBMS) like Postgres have experienced a meteoric rise in recent years. In fact, the popularity of Postgres in particular has not only rivaled, but now, eclipsed that of major commercial players.
Today, 80% of IT leaders expect to increase their use of enterprise open source software for emerging technologies, including their DBMS. This trend coincides with increased migration from databases like Oracle and a greater appreciation for the power of open source databases in industries that were once skeptical of these projects.
Lots of organizations are realizing the benefits of Postgres, like: