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Wednesday, June 15 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
PostgreSQL Community Panel: Upgradability

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An open discussion with Postgres community members around the topic of upgradability. We will be looking at the PostgreSQL development cycle (backward compatibility, addition of new features) and why it makes sense to upgrade Postgres regularly. Also, why minor release upgrades just work, and what to test when performing a major version upgrade. Finally we will examine what works great or better than other database systems, but also some pain points and what could be improved in future releases.

Speakers
avatar for Bruce Momjian

Bruce Momjian

VP, PG Evangelist, EDB
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 EDB since 2006. He has spoken at many international open-source conferences and is the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and... Read More →
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Nikolay Samokhvalov

Founder, Postgres.ai – Database Lab
Since 2005, I have developed several successful social networks for Russian-speaking people with more than 30 million registered users total. The first one has been acquired by Yandex, LLC (NASDAQ:YNDX) in 2007, another one has been funded by the Russian brokerage and investment company... Read More →
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Laetitia Avrot

Field CTO, EDB
Lætitia Avrot is Field CTO for EDB in France. She begun working with PostgreSQL in 2007. She also had to learn Oracle and SQL Server at the same time. She had a lot of exciting experiences with high availability, production crashes, disaster recovery plan, load balancing, spatial... Read More →
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Andreas Scherbaum

Head of Databases, Adjust GmbH
Andreas Scherbaum is working with PostgreSQL since 1997. He is involved in several PostgreSQL related community projects, member of the Board of Directors of the European PostgreSQL User Group and also wrote a PostgreSQL book (in German).Since 2011 he was working for EMC/Greenplum/Pivotal... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
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