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Hello everyone,

Well, I want to build a large-scale project, but I do not know which ORDBMS to choose. The app should handle real-time operations, not chatting, but things like future scheduling or reminders. It should be also really secure, fast and easy to use. And last but not least, should I use them both. I mean PostgreSQL with Python / Django and MongoDB with Node.js? Or would it be better to use PostgreSQL with Node.js?

*The project is going to use React for the front-end and GraphQL is going to be used for the API.

Thank you all. Any answer or advice would be really helpful!

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CEO at BetaSoft ·
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PostgreSQL

I'd have recommended MongoDB, but since you're considering Security, then PostgreSQL it is. PostgreSQL is also easy to use, stable, good documentation, and huge support community out there. PostgreSQL also handles concurrency well..

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George Krachtopoulos
George Krachtopoulos
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March 28th 2020 at 5:36PM

Thank you for your answer!

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John Akhilomen
John Akhilomen
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March 29th 2020 at 2:54PM

You're welcome!

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Code Alchemist at DOOLTA·
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If you want safety (no data corruption/loss) Postgresql is the way to go. You can use Postgresql with python/django but also node. And as a bonus postgresql performance should match those of mongodb if properly tuned...

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George Krachtopoulos
George Krachtopoulos
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March 20th 2020 at 1:03PM

Thank you for your advice!

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