The adoption and market share of PostgreSQL is growing at a rapid rate. And it's not just new installations or applications - there are huge levels of migrations happening from other database systems as well. We will discuss the reasons for selection and migration to PostgreSQL, why it's becoming a preferred open-source database and demonstrate simple migration using Oracle_FDW.

This talk covers:

• Major Trends today
• Management / Executive reasons
• Developer/Technology Reasons
• Operations Reasons
• Architect’s Reasons
• Community Reasons
• PostgreSQL and Opensource ecosystem influence
• Govt and Security reasons
• Migration tools and frameworks