Play SQL

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Requirement Yogi is now our best-selling product ever

Requirement Yogi is a tool to manage requirements inside of Confluence. I’m proud to announce that growth has been surprisingly high, customers seem to love it. We’ve already written blogposts about it but here’s the link to the Atlassian Marketplace: We have a diversified portfolio, with recent releases on every product being sold: Play SQL […]

Maintenance Notice

We want to notify you that we’ll be conducting maintenance operations this Sunday. Start: Sunday, September 3rd at 7pm UTC (21:00 in Europe, 3pm NYC, noon in San Francisco), End: In theory, the change is seamless with no downtime. We will be migrating our DNS and switching registar. What could go wrong? Any * website […]

Giving back in 2017

In 2017, Play SQL donated: 1% Revenue to open-source (PostgreSQL, LetsEncrypt) 1% Profits to charity ( 1% Products to non-profit organizations (20 licenses) 1% Time to discuss entrepreneurship in local schools (but that was for my pleasure). 1% Revenue to open-source: Our choice is entirely arbitrary and subjective. Postgres is a database engine. Its progress has been […]

Systems have been upgraded (OpenSSL)

Following the OpenSSL security advisory 2015-12-03, all Play SQL systems have been upgraded and are secure against the vulnerabilities mentioned above. Each system has gone under a 3-minute interruption during the upgrade, between 8.30am and 9.10am UTC. We apologize for the inconvenience, it was necessary to upgrade as early as possible.

End of the Summer Experiment

In July we’ve announced temporarily reduced prices for user tiers of 25 and 50 users. We’ve decided to end this operation. Starting tomorrow, they will come back to normal. We’re ending it because we’ve noticed evaluations are not driven by price, and we don’t want to erode expectations for the pricing of other add-ons. It seems when a […]

Why reducing the price of our lower tiers?

In July we’ve made a coup. We’ve reduced the price of our 10-user, 25-user and 50-user licenses to $10. The pricing debate There is much debate on the pricing of downloadable software. Low prices introduce the risk of signaling lower quality, although we offer the same polished product for entreprise and starter tiers. The way […]


We’re upgrading the permission management in Play SQL 2.11. The default permissions Play SQL inherits the space permissions of Confluence by default. This is very convenient when a spreadsheet belongs to a space: Only users of that space can view it. This is designed to enforce disclosure control: Even if a member of your team shares […]

How to read data from foreign databases

With Play SQL, you can display data from external systems. It’s an exciting feature of PostgreSQL named Foreign Tables. It applies when organizations have a central database where they want to import data from all their systems: CRM, accounting, production instances… This article may be useful both for users of Play SQL Base and Play SQL Spreadsheets. […]

Dialects for several database vendors

In a nutshell, we accept open-source contributions to the database dialects so several vendors can be supported. The project is open-source on BitBucket. Contributors can extend the support which is currently only for PostgreSQL, and we may see support for MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server. Contributors can even upload their dialect directly on the Atlassian Marketplace […]