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PostgreSQL Deep Dive

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Hey Full Stack!

We're changing our cadence a little bit to bring you a Postgres focused session!

Our main talk will be given by Joshua D. Drake titled: Postgres: The center of your data universe.

Although there are still battles to be fought, the war has already been won. Find out how PostgreSQL answers all of your data layer needs. PostgreSQL is a one of the longest standing Open Source Database systems with legions of users leading the way to a sane, productive and performance driven data layer.

This presentation will cover an overview of PostgreSQL technologies including:
- NoSQL capabilities
- Relational capabilities
- Replication & High Availability
- Features you can't believe you lived without
- Community

Joshua D. Drake is a Postgres Expert has been consulting on PostgreSQL since Postgres95. He is the founder and lead consultant of Command Prompt, Inc., the oldest of the Postgres companies. Throughout his PostgreSQL career he has performed a variety of functions within the community including releasing an O'Reilly book on PostgreSQL, being part of the sysadmins and advocacy teams. Further he ran a biannual conference series dedicated to PostgreSQL between the years of 2007 - 2011. He is a former Director for SPI (the non-profit for Lastly he is also a Founder of United States PostgreSQL.

Prior to JD we'll have Kevin Kemptner, chief architect of ProPAAS (Professional Postgres As a Service) giving an overview of the changes in Postgres v10.


- 5:30pm - Doors open and socializing begins!
- 6:30pm - Food arrives
- 7:00pm - Postgres v10 overview - Kevin Kemptner
- 7:20pm - Postgres: The center of your data universe - JD Drake
- 8:30pm - Questions
- 9:00pm - Doors close

There will be a post meetup hangout at one of the local bars. Details to be announced at the meetup!

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For anyone interested in Postgres, but not able to make the talk, there is a two day Postgres conference in Seattle in November 2017 ( :

The Postgres Conference (PGConf) presents two days of educational content and networking November 13 - 14, 2017, at the Seattle Sheraton. Day One features training presented by Postgres experts, with Day Two hosting breakout sessions with Postgres, Development, Big Data, and AWS/Cloud tracks. NewTech members receive a 30% discount on regular admission with the promo code: FULLSTACKDENVER .

PGConf is a series of non-profit, professional conferences organized by volunteers to bring the best in Postgres and related technology content to the community.


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