Earlier this year, we released an anonymous data stack survey, through social channels and email, to find out more about data tooling and its impact on different company sizes and roles.
While we can’t say our insights are a statistically significant representation of data folks everywhere because of the small sample size, the results have a few things you may want to know, like how one specific database could be worse for your team’s morale... Keep reading to find out more.
75% of survey respondents said they’re using an open-source production database, so it’s no surprise that Postgres and MySQL were mentioned most often throughout the survey. But one surprise: larger companies choose an open source production database more often than not.
On trend, 75% of respondents at larger companies said dbt is currently a part of their data stack. Open source was also in their top three reasons for choosing a data modeling tool.