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Benchmarking: Do it with transparency or don't do it at all
Álvaro Hernández Jul 25, 2019 15 min read

Introduction This post is a reply to MongoDB’s “Benchmarking: Do it right or don’t do it at all” post. Which they wrote as a response to the whitepaper “Performance Benchmark: PostgreSQL / MongoDB”, published and sponsored by EnterpriseDB and performed by OnGres. While a long read at close to 50 pages, we encourage you to at least read the executive summary (2 pages) and any other relevant section, to have the right context.

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Having lunch with PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Json
Álvaro Hernández Apr 19, 2019 12 min read

On a post titled “Postgres JSON, Developer Productivity, and The MongoDB Advantage”, Buzz Moschetti discussed about PostgreSQL’s handling of JSON and how (inconvenient) it is for developers, especially when compared to MongoDB. While the post is almost 18 months old, the principles described there have not changed, and I (mostly) respectfully disagree. Here is my opinion on the topic. Let’s see what there is on today’s menu.

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