How PostgreSQL Extension APIs are Changing the Face of Relational Databases

Level: Intermediate

PostgreSQL is becoming the relational database of choice. An important factor in the rising popularity of Postgres is the extension APIs that allow developers to improve any database module’s behavior. As a result, Postgres users have access to hundreds of extensions today.

In this talk, we're going to first describe extension APIs. Then, we’re going to present four popular Postgres extensions, and demo their use.

Finally, we’ll conclude with why we think Postgres sets the way forward for relational databases.


Ozgun Erdogan