Slides from the fosdem pgday 2017

Thanks everybody for listening. And massive thanks to the PostgreSQL Europe staff for organising an amazing conference. The slides from my talk are available fordownload here. The open source replica system is on github and hopefully Transferwise will also release the customised obfuscator soon.

pg chameleon 1.0 alpha1

As mentioned in the presentation I did at the Brighton PostgreSQL Meetup, pg chameleon is a commute project. In general I work on it when I travel. And thanks to the pgconf and other requirements I travelled a lot recently. This is the presentation’s recording (sorry the audio is suboptimal). So I was able to build a minimum viable product which seems to work properly. The alpha1 release is available for download and testing here

presenting pg chameleon at the brighton postgresql meetup

Back from Estonia after the amazing European PGConf 2016 I’m about to give a talk on the MySQL to PostgreSQL replication project I’m developing. But first things first. I want to thank all the organisers of the PGConf Europe. The talks were super interesting the location absolutely stunning and the old and new friends I met, remembered me how amazing is the PostgreSQL community. Unfortunately I missed the social events (did somebody said a DBA can have social life?

An evening with Psycopg2

The next meetup at Brighton will be Friday 14th October at 19.30. Daniele Varrazzo will kindly talk about the most popular PostgreSQL driver in the python universe. Psycopg is the most used PostgreSQL driver for the Python programming language. As a driver it stays at a relatively low level, allowing to use all the features offered by the database. Behind the scenes, it does its best to convert the rich Python data model into the likewise rich PostgreSQL data model: