2ndQuadrant Webinars

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Learn from Globally Renowned PostgreSQL Experts

2ndQuadrant’s webinar series highlights important functions and features of PostgreSQL while allowing you to engage with globally recognized PostgreSQL experts. As the largest collective group of contributors in a single organization, 2ndQuadrant's webinars give you access to learn information first hand from the experts that contributed to the code


Upcoming Webinars

PostgreSQL is NOT your traditional SQL database

Date and Time: Tue, October 30, 2018 at 9am UTC

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Design choices of PostgreSQL
  • Arrays, Enum, JSON
  • JSONB and GIN
  • Full-Text Search in PostgreSQL
    • tsvector, tsquery
    • Ranking
    • Misspelling
    • Accent support
    • Language support
  • Why choose PostgreSQL?

Speaker: Gülçin Yıldırım Jelínek | Cloud Services Manager, 2ndQuadrant

Past Webinars

New Features in PostgreSQL 11

Date: Tue, October 2, 2018

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to PostgreSQL 11
  • Improvements to partitioning and parallelism
  • Stored procedures
  • JIT compilation
  • Security
  • Plans for PostgreSQL 12

Speaker: Peter Eisentraut | Major PostgreSQL Contributor, 2ndQuadrant

Missed the session? Watch the recording.

Database Security in PostgreSQL

Date: Wed, September 12, 2018

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Database Security
  • PostgreSQL Security Architecture
  • PostgreSQL encryption, mandatory access control, roles, privileges, and row-level security
  • SASL Authentication plugins
  • SCRAM-SHA-256 authentication

Speaker: Kirk Roybal | Principal Consultant, 2ndQuadrant

Missed the session? Watch the recording.

Ansible & PostgreSQL

Date: Tue, July 10, 2018

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Overview of Ansible and PostgreSQL
  • Best strategies for mixed cloud and on-premises deployments
  • How to create a variety of cluster types
  • How to deploy AlwaysOn PostgreSQL clusters and perform maintenance updates
  • How to backup servers for mixed on-premises and multi-cloud deployments

Speaker: Tom Kincaid | General Manager North America, 2ndQuadrant

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Introduction to Postgres-BDR

Date: Wed, May 16, 2018

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Postgres-BDR
  • Postgres-BDR Architecture
  • High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Rolling Upgrades, Latency and Geographical Distribution with Postgres-BDR
  • Common use cases for Postgres-BDR
  • Making applications compliant with Postgres-BDR

Speaker: Simon Riggs | CEO 2ndQuadrant

Missed the session? Watch the Recording.

Power of Indexing in PostgreSQL

Date: Wed, April 4, 2018

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Various ways to access data in PostgreSQL
  • Different types of indexes supported by PostgreSQL
  • Internals of BTree and BRIN indexes
  • Overview of GIN and GiST indexes
  • How to find missing and unused indexes

Speaker: Pavan Deolasee | PostgreSQL Developer, 2ndQuadrant

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Data Integration with PostgreSQL

Date: Tue, Feb 13, 2018

The webinar will include (but is not limited to) the following key topics:

  • What is a Foreign Data Wrapper?
  • How to simultaneously query MySQL, a Flat file, a Python script, a REST interface and a different Postgres Node
  • Stream to Kafka
  • Write data to ... MongoDB!?

Speaker: Shaun Thomas | Principal Consultant at 2ndQuadrant

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Introduction to JSON data types in PostgreSQL

Date: Tue, Dec 12, 2017

  • What's the difference between JSON and JSONB?
  • Accessing JSON values
  • When to use JSON, when to use JSONB, and when neither should be used

Speaker: Andrew Dunstan | Principal Contributor of JSON functionality to PostgreSQL

Missed the session? Watch the recording.

About 2ndQuadrant

2ndQuadrant is the team of diligent PostgreSQL experts. Our support engineers have over 100 years of combined code contributions to the PostgreSQL project, making us the only company to contribute enterprise features to all of the last 13 releases.

This is paired with 17+ years of hands-on experience through client engagements and allows us to integrate customized solutions with our customers - making 2ndQuadrant the Gold Standard for PostgreSQL products & services.

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