PostgreSQL is said to be the world’s most advanced open source database, which was first released back in 1996. It is an object-relational database management system, which contains many advanced features, is very fast and is also known for its standards compliance.
PostgreSQL can be used for anything from a simple web application to a database that contains millions of records. As with MySQL, it is available on many platforms, including Microsoft Windows and Linux. It can also be used with numerous programming and web development scripting languages including, C, C++, C#, Java, Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby.
PostgreSQL can be installed as part of a package that includes a Graphical User Interface (GUI) called pgAdmin, however, there are other GUIs available including, DataGrip, DBeaver, OmniDB, Navicat for PostgreSQL and TablePlus.