New PostgreSQL guns for NoSQL market

In particular, PostgreSQL 9.4 natively supports JSON JavaScript Simple Object Notation which is quickly becoming the format of choice for sharing data across different systems, often using the REST Representational State Transfer protocol. The success of the MongoDB document database has been built in large part on the growing use of JSON.

PostgreSQL’s structured format for saving JSON, called JSONB, eliminates the need for restructuring a document before it is committed to the database.

via New PostgreSQL guns for NoSQL market – Computerworld.