2ndQuadrant US Launch Party – February 12 New York City – Canceled

Due to the weather related travel issues this week, the launch party we had planned for this Friday has been canceled.

Measuring PostgreSQL Checkpoint Statistics

Checkpoints can be a major drag on write-heavy PostgreSQL installations. The first step toward identifying issues in this area is to monitor how often they happen, which just got an easier to use interface added to the database recently.

Hot Standby User Group (online) – 13 Jan at 1600UTC

Come on-line and discuss the features set of Hot Standby for PostgreSQL 8.5. Meeting is for anybody planning to actively use the Hot Standby in the next main release of PostgreSQL. Major focus is on providing user feedback direct to developers to guide the final weeks of development before we go into Beta.

2ndQuadrant Italia supports students affected by L’Aquila earthquakes

After the earthquake that shook the city of L’Aquila and the entire Abruzzo region, 2ndQuadrant Italia is pleased to announce the signing of a collaborative agreement with the University of L’Aquila.