PgConf.Russia 2015 archive

How have PostgreSQL community and market evolved in Japan?

Tatsuo Ishii

Japan has one of the largest PostgreSQL community and market in the world. PostgreSQL Users Group was formed in 1999 and it has over thousand of community members. The PostgreSQL market share is pretty high comparing with other countries: almost same as MySQL. In this talk I explain why PostgreSQL is so popular in Japan and what are the key factors to promote PostgreSQL from both social and technical aspects.