PostgreSQL in Research and Development: Three Success Stories
(PostgreSQL Conference Europe 2012, Prag)
In technical applications, databases are rarely used to store measurements and metadata. This talk is about three technical projects with PostgreSQL as the core software component. Wind energy: Testing of large size bearings of wind mills. Automotive industry: Test center to improve corrosion behavior. Plant genetics: Automated mass phenotyping by machine vision.
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