The Call for Papers for the Italian PGDay has been extended of a week. The new deadline for submitting a paper is October 23.
The Italian PGDay 2011 will take place in Prato, on Friday November 25th, at the Monash University Prato Centre. Exactly, where it all started.The event, organised by the Italian PostgreSQL Users Group, will be a great chance for both Italian and European members of the PostgreSQL community to gather together and to promote PostgreSQL.
Picking back up this week’s theme of where you can publicize your PostgreSQL related project at, you’re probably reading this blog entry because it appeared on the Planet PostgreSQL blog aggregator. There are “Planet” feeds around many open-source projects. The Debian and GNOME ones spawned off the Planet software, which now powers a ton of […]
The software license PostgreSQL is released under makes it extremely friendly to businesses who would like to use the database in commercial products. Partly as a result of this, a significant amount of PostgreSQL development is donated by companies who sell products derived from the database (even entire forks of the source code). Normally this […]
I doubt many people can tell you exactly when the first time they read a map was. Mine was memorable though. Circa 3rd grade, I went through the usual battery of standardized tests for the first time, which included map reading. I did pretty bad, which was odd because it was the only section I […]
By always having Peter E. in background I am active in SQL Standard (ISO/IEC 9075) committee since 2008. The membership expired after I switched companies. I got the pleasant news today morning that the German office of my new company extended the membership. This means – I will be PostgreSQL agent in SQL Standard committee […]
I already did the long conference entry here, so just a quick update: slides from PGEast are posted and next week I’ll be at the increasingly misnamed MySQL Conference in Santa Clara, California. One thing I’m known for now is ranting about cheap Solid State Drives and how they suck for database use. The Reliable […]
This week’s water falling from the skies isn’t turning into snow. And on days when it’s clear, my car is covered with tree pollen. While they means something different to most people, to me these are the signs that the spring conference season is about to start. There’s a conference in North America during each […]
We are proud to announce that 2ndQuadrant Deutschland (Germany) officially is registered. As opening bargain …We offer 11 different German PostgreSQL trainings, workshops and crash courses between March and July in Bielefeld for special prises. Topics are about PostgreSQL Administration, Performance tuning, Replication, Advanced Development, SQL and Database Basics. Our special PostgreSQL for MySQLer training […]
Following up on last month’s Tuning Linux for low PostgreSQL Latency, there’s now been a giant pile of testing done on two filesystems, three patches, and two sets of kernel tuning parameters run. The result so far is some interesting new data, and one more committed improvements in this area that are in PostgreSQL 9.1 […]