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Happy Birthday, PostgreSQL!

Posted on 2008-07-08

As of today, the Elephant is offically 12 years old.

On July 8, 1996, Marc Fournier set up the first public CVS server of the ten-year-old POSTGRES code. A small group of volunteer hackers started improving it, soon releasing a steady stream of improvements.

Today, PostgreSQL is one of the most popular SQL/relational databases in the world and respected throughout the industry for maturity, clean code, and unique advanced features.

So, happy birthday, PostgreSQL!

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