PostgreSQL and MongoDB added to Database Throwdown

From: Michael Reichner
Sent on: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:44 AM

Hey everybody - we have our final lineup for the Database Throwdown tomorrow night:


Vertica - an MPP column-store db from Michael Stonebraker

Oracle - the reigning enterprise champ, plus MySQL (and more)

Basho - providers of the powerful, open-source, distributed Riak db

Hortonworks - enterprise-grade Hadoop from core contributors

GT.M - A proven ACID KV/document store from our own back yard

MongoDB - scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL DB

PostgreSQL - world's most advanced open source database


Each product representative will have up to 15 minutes to talk about their database, hwo it works, and what kinds of problems it is best suited for.


The event starts at 6:00PM at Devnuts in Northern Liberties.  More details at


I hope to see you there!

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