Tech@Otto: PostgreSQL meetup with Bruce Momjian (EnterpriseDB) and Kai (OTTO)

Hamburg PostgreSQL User Group
Hamburg PostgreSQL User Group
Public group


Werner-Otto-Straße 1-7 · Hamburg

How to find us

The meet-up will take place in Collabor 8 on the OTTO campus (8th floor). Come to Gate 2, entrance Haldesdorfer Straße (nearby ALDI), large free parking lot. By bus: "Haldesdorfer Straße". Directions:

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Tech@Otto and the Hamburg PostgreSQL user group are happy to have Bruce Momjian from the PostgreSQL core team with us for this event as the main speaker talking about 'Making PostgreSQL Central in Your Data Center'. Plus we will have some success stories and ‘lessons learned’ from migration projects to PostgreSQL. And of course there will be food and drinks and networking!

Door open at 18h00
Talks start at 19h00

19h00: 'Making PostgreSQL Central in Your Data Center' by Bruce Momjian
Postgres has the unique ability to act as a powerful data aggregator in many data centers. This talk shows how Postgres's extensibility, access to foreign data sources, and ability handle NoSQL-like and data warehousing workloads gives it unmatched capabilities to function in this role.

About Bruce Momjian:
Bruce Momjian is co-founder and core team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on PostgreSQL since 1996. He has been employed by EnterpriseDB since 2006. Bruce has spoken at many international open-source conferences and is the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts, published by Addison-Wesley. Prior to his involvement with PostgreSQL, Bruce worked as a consultant, developing custom database applications for some of the world's largest law firms. As an academic, Bruce holds a Masters in Education, was a high school computer science teacher, and lectures internationally at universities.

19h50: 'Migration of an OTTO internal web application (Jira) from Oracle to PostgreSQL. Why, how, pitfalls, risks, conclusion' by Kai (OTTO).

20h20 snacks & drinks. Let's network.

Accessibility: The meeting space is accessible by wheelchair
Location: Co-working space at the OTTO Campus, 8th floor in building 5