Big values in PostgreSQL

Teodor Sigaev

Postgres Professional


Nikita Malakhov

Postgres Professional

Senior Software Developer


A modern database should be capable of storing big values. Storing itself is not a big deal, however, operations with big values or fields are a non-trivial task. PostgreSQL has several options for storing big values, but none of them is perfect. How do we respond to this challenge? Our presentation answers this question, let's see how to store big and complex values in Postgres properly, and how operate with them.