The road so far….

March 28, 2014

Using Postgres JSON

Filed under: java — Rahul Sharma @ 3:03 pm

The applications of today are trying to persist data that has no fixed definition to it like user actions, application responses etc. Since the data is varied in nature the developers pick the Nosql paradigm to keep track of it.Often applications are spring based and spring has awesome support for Mongodb so developers start using Mongo db. Thus now there are multiple databases in the same application and there are overheads of working with the them. The admins have to keep track to two sets, the devs have to keep track to different pojos to make references etc. But do we really need to go down this road ?  I am ardent follower of  Postgres, so if we are using Postgres as the application store I will advise against going this road. (more…)