Stranger in a Strange Land: PostgreSQL for MySQL users

Stranger in a Strange Land: PostgreSQL for MySQL users

By Josh Lavin (‎digory‎) from Bend.pm
Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2016 15:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: database databases mysql postgresql

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Have you always used MySQL but are curious about Postgres?
Do you know some Postgres fans and wonder why they love it?
Unsure when to choose one over the other?

We'll look at:

- Why should I consider PostgreSQL?
- Advantages/disadvantages over MySQL
- Differences between the two
- Converting your database for Postgres
- Tools and resources


Attended by: Lee Johnson, Steven Nunnally, Jeff Till, James Lenz (‎Jim‎), Steve Nolte (‎mcsnolte‎), Tushar Dave, Alexander Vipach, Victor Stevko, Cody Brown (‎cbrown‎), Matthew Horsfall (‎alh‎), Henry Van Styn (‎vanstyn‎), Dylan Hardison (‎dylan‎), Michael LaGrasta, Niall Durham (‎dbcooper‎), Rob Schaber, Doug Bell (‎preaction‎), Greg Cole (‎wingfold‎), Ben Tyler, Brent Laabs (‎labster‎), Miller Hall, Tino Ejlerskov (‎Tiejl‎), Brad Oaks (‎bradoaks‎),