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Postgres is the swiss army knife of data management. The project is known for its stability, adherence to SQL standards and fierce developer community. A solid MVCC underpinning makes Postgres a trusted data store for high concurrency applications, and our attention to detail produced the first open source database implementation of fully SERIALIZABLE transaction isolation.
And we've spent the last four years implementing a series rapid prototyping features that allow you use familiar SQL query semantics on semi- or un-structured data. Take a tour of Common Table Expressions WITH me! I'll also share what our developers say they're working on for version 9.3, to be released in 2013.