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  • PDXPUG: January meeting When: 7-9pm Thu Jan 17, 2013 Where: Iovation Who: John Melesky What: PostgreSQL in the Cloud: Theory and Practice We'll kick off 2013's meetings with John Melesky's talk from ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Jan 10, 2013 at 1:22 am
    Jan 10, 2013 at 1:22 am
  • We have two CFP deadlines coming up very soon: - January 15th is the deadline for pgCon in Ottawa, the PostgreSQL developer conference: https://www.pgcon.org/2013/papers.php - January 20th is the ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Jan 3, 2013 at 9:09 pm
    Jan 3, 2013 at 9:09 pm
  • This just in from our counterparts in NYC... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jonathan S. Katz <<span class="m_body_email_addr" title="c36c591a0ecc2164c5499fa9fedbd732" ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Dec 20, 2012 at 12:30 am
    Dec 20, 2012 at 12:30 am
  • Heads up! PgCon RFP is open. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Dan Langille <<span class="m_body_email_addr" title="f797c300d8caaba163d5c9a2e9fcd20b" dan@langille.org</span Date: Sat, Dec ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Dec 3, 2012 at 4:40 pm
    Dec 3, 2012 at 4:40 pm
  • The 6th Annual Winter Coders' Social and Potluck is just around the corner. Add it to your calendar: http://calagator.org/events/1250463028 * WHEN: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 6–10pm * WHERE ...
    Daniel JohnsonDaniel Johnson
    Nov 28, 2012 at 4:05 am
    Dec 10, 2012 at 6:59 pm
  • In case you missed it on the blog/twitter/planet, we have a meeting on Thursday. Greg Smith of 2nd Quadrant will be here to talk about Scaling Database Maintenance. Usual time & place, details here ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Nov 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm
    Nov 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm
  • Hello all, I've heard persistent rumors that joining two table based on an integer id "must be" or "is" faster than joining on a string id. While I'd believe the "must be", does anyone have any ...
    Veronika MeglerVeronika Megler
    Oct 23, 2012 at 4:40 pm
    Oct 23, 2012 at 9:39 pm
  • Where can I find server builders in the Portland metro area? I'm planning a new ESXi server (it will run Postgres -- there, no longer off topic -- heh heh) with 12 cores, 192gb ram, 72tb disk, etc ...
    Daniel BrowningDaniel Browning
    Oct 2, 2012 at 5:43 am
    Oct 2, 2012 at 6:06 pm
  • Hi! I just took a job at Mozilla and there's an opening for a DBA: http://careers.mozilla.org/en-US/position/oTqLWfwK It's in the operations group, and I know all the folks in it. It does include ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Sep 28, 2012 at 10:01 pm
    Sep 28, 2012 at 10:01 pm
  • October: We'll have a query tuning workshop at our next meeting, on October 18. *Please submit your query beforehand, so we can plan our meeting strategy.* (Of course, if you have a topic you are ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Sep 24, 2012 at 11:33 pm
    Oct 16, 2012 at 10:21 pm
  • When: 7-9pm Thu Sep 20, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: David Wheeler What: Sqitch SQL change management is hard. Most “migration”-style implementations require opaque naming conventions, prefer DSLs that ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Sep 8, 2012 at 1:14 am
    Sep 8, 2012 at 1:14 am
  • Hello, Our client is looking for a Sr. Database Administrator PostgreSQL. If you are interested or know of someone please respond to <span class="m_body_email_addr" ...
    Nancy KruppNancy Krupp
    Aug 23, 2012 at 8:10 pm
    Aug 23, 2012 at 8:10 pm
  • When: 7-9pm Thu August 16, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: David Kerr What: Vertically Scaling Postgres Horizontal Scaling is all the rage today with commodity and virtual servers coupled with Puppet, ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Aug 3, 2012 at 12:35 am
    Aug 3, 2012 at 12:35 am
  • Our regular July meeting will take place at OSCON. See the blog post http://pdxpug.wordpress.com/2012/07/05/july-meeting-oscon-bof-booth/ for details. gabrielle
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Jul 6, 2012 at 12:48 am
    Jul 6, 2012 at 12:48 am
  • Hello! Our CFP for Postgres Open closes tomorrow at midnight. We'd love to have your proposal! Find out more: http://postgresopen.org/2012/blog/2012/06/11/2012-call-proposals-open/ Last year, we had ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Jul 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm
    Jul 2, 2012 at 6:48 pm
  • Greetings Postgres Hackers! Next weekend the Portland OWASP chapter is holding an experimental hacking competition. Free/Libre Open Source Software Hacking (FLOSSHack[1]) events are designed to bring ...
    Timothy D. MorganTimothy D. Morgan
    Jun 26, 2012 at 2:19 am
    Jun 26, 2012 at 2:19 am
  • In case you are not subscribed to -jobs yet... ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Chris Sparhawk <csparhawk@oberon3.com Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 10:18 PM Subject: [pgsql-jobs] Contract ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Jun 20, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    Jun 20, 2012 at 1:01 pm
  • GabrielleGabrielle
    Jun 18, 2012 at 11:23 pm
    Jun 18, 2012 at 11:23 pm
  • Hi everyone, I've put together a wiki page for volunteers to sign up to man the booth at OSCON from July 17-29. If you sign up and send me your t-shirt size by July 1, we will try to have a t-shirt ...
    Mark WongMark Wong
    Jun 8, 2012 at 12:11 am
    Jun 8, 2012 at 12:11 am
  • When: 7-9pm Thu June 21, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Daniel Johnson What: Databases from Android Daniel Patrick Johnson works with many technologies. Since early 2011 this has included Kinect ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Jun 7, 2012 at 11:45 pm
    Jun 7, 2012 at 11:45 pm
  • Hi all! We need a speaker for our June meeting, which is on Thursday the 21st. Anybody have any exciting (or horrifying!) Postgres or generic database stories to share? gabrielle
    GabrielleGabrielle
    May 29, 2012 at 11:45 pm
    May 30, 2012 at 12:49 am
  • As discussed at the last meeting, Mark & I will be getting together at Emma on Thursday May 31, 11-1 for a quick hackathon to update pg_top. Plans are to make it compatible with 9.2, and possibly ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    May 25, 2012 at 2:43 am
    May 25, 2012 at 2:43 am
  • FYI! :) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Kevin Kempter <cs_dba@consistentstate.com Date: Thu, May 24, 2012 at 4:17 PM Subject: [pgsql-jobs] PostgreSQL Job To: "pgsql-jobs@postgresql.org" ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    May 25, 2012 at 12:18 am
    May 25, 2012 at 12:18 am
  • When: 7-9pm Thu May 17, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Ed Snajder What: Replication Without Tears Here's Ed's description of his talk: "Database replication is a great way to tackle challenges with ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    May 15, 2012 at 12:59 pm
    May 15, 2012 at 12:59 pm
  • I need to update some check constraints for a postgis migration. I can find the constraints I'm interested in the the pg_constraint catalog. However, I'm having a hell of a time trying to get the ...
    Brent DombrowskiBrent Dombrowski
    May 8, 2012 at 5:08 pm
    May 8, 2012 at 5:41 pm
  • For those who use PostGIS, this is an interesting study. http://blog.cleverelephant.ca/2012/02/postgis-vs-oracle-spatial.html
    Shawn HelmShawn Helm
    May 4, 2012 at 5:38 pm
    May 4, 2012 at 5:38 pm
  • When: 7-9pm Thu May 17, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Ed Snajder What: Replication Without Tears Here's Ed's description of his talk: "Database replication is a great way to tackle challenges with ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    May 4, 2012 at 2:12 am
    May 4, 2012 at 2:12 am
  • This is the job at Rentrak that we talked about at last week's meeting. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Miriam Lea <miriam.lea@rentrak.com Date: Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 10:44 AM Subject ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Apr 23, 2012 at 10:04 pm
    Apr 23, 2012 at 10:04 pm
  • Congrats to Daniel Johnson for winning the OSBridge ticket last night! You can still get a discounted pass to the conference using the coupon code at the bottom of this email. gabrielle ### Open ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Apr 20, 2012 at 6:44 pm
    Apr 20, 2012 at 6:44 pm
  • PDXPUG: April meeting When: 7-9pm Thu April 19, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Veronika Megler What: “Data Near Here”: Building A Search Engine for Data using PostgreSQL We’ve heard a lot about Big Data ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Apr 18, 2012 at 2:05 pm
    Apr 18, 2012 at 2:05 pm
  • PDXPUG: April meeting When: 7-9pm Thu April 19, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Veronika Megler What: “Data Near Here”: Building A Search Engine for Data using PostgreSQL We’ve heard a lot about Big Data ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Apr 6, 2012 at 12:08 am
    Apr 6, 2012 at 12:08 am
  • When: 7-9pm Thu Mar 15, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Brent Dombrowski What: NoSQL for People Living Under a Rock This will be a high level overview of NoSQL things both hip and hiding. Warning: There ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Mar 10, 2012 at 7:40 am
    Mar 10, 2012 at 7:40 am
  • Hello, I thought some of you may be interested in the OWASP meeting we're having on Thursday at 6:30p. Anyone is welcome to attend. Details here: http://calagator.org/events/1250461909 Cheers, tim
    TimTim
    Mar 5, 2012 at 7:02 pm
    Mar 5, 2012 at 7:02 pm
  • When: 7-9pm Thu Feb 16, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: John Melesky What: Locks... etc. High-traffic systems have to deal with locks. That's just the way it is. But that's okay! Locks invisibly help ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Feb 10, 2012 at 11:51 pm
    Feb 10, 2012 at 11:51 pm
  • Hi all! The PDXPUG blog has moved from pugs.postgresql.org/pdx (it's dead, Jim) to http://pdxpug.wordpress.com/. Please update your feeds. (It should show up on planet.postgresql.org, so if you're ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Jan 7, 2012 at 1:52 am
    Jan 7, 2012 at 1:52 am
  • When: 7-9pm Thu January 19, 2012 Where: Iovation Who: Tim Bruce What: Database Trending Tim started a new job earlier this year and was looking at how to gather some performance metrics to measure ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Jan 7, 2012 at 1:49 am
    Jan 19, 2012 at 5:23 pm
  • PGDay.SoCal is scheduled at this year's Southern California Linux Exposition (SCALE10X) held in the LAX Hilton Hotel in the city of Los Angeles, California, USA, on Friday January 20th, 2012. Talks ...
    Joe ConwayJoe Conway
    Dec 14, 2011 at 2:35 am
    Dec 14, 2011 at 2:39 am
  • In case you haven't seen it elsewhere: ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Michelle Rowley <michelle@pdxpython.org Date: Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 1:01 PM Subject: [pdx-groups] Winter Coders' ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Dec 8, 2011 at 9:14 pm
    Dec 8, 2011 at 9:14 pm
  • Where: Emma - 6th & East B-side When: Tues Nov 29, 6-9pm Emma will be providing food & beverages, as usual. You must RSVP for this event! We are capping attendance at 8. Just reply to me and/or Mark ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Nov 19, 2011 at 2:48 am
    Nov 19, 2011 at 2:48 am
  • Reminder that our meeting is this Thursday.
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Nov 15, 2011 at 5:30 pm
    Nov 15, 2011 at 5:30 pm
  • Hi! Anyone up for a lunch meetup with VMWare this Thursday (11/17)? Respond to me to RSVP. They're providing lunch, and wanting to talk about their Postgres offerings, what people currently use ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Nov 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm
    Nov 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm
  • When: 7-9pm Thu November 17, 2011 Where: FreeGeek Who: Mark Wong What: collectd and Postgres This presentation is primarily focused on how to use collectd (http://collectd.org/) to collect data from ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Nov 4, 2011 at 3:25 am
    Nov 4, 2011 at 3:25 am
  • PDXPUG: October meeting When: 7-9pm Thu October 20, 2011 Where: Iovation **note location change!** Who: Brent Dombrowski What: Upgrading PostGIS from 8.something to 9.0 This month we'll be hearing ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Oct 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm
    Oct 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm
  • Howdy, lovely PDXPUGgers! I haven't been able to find a discussion of this issue, so maybe it has an obvious answer. :) Do CASE statements pre-evaluate all possible results on PG 8.4? I'm working ...
    Aaron BurtAaron Burt
    Oct 18, 2011 at 10:31 pm
    Oct 20, 2011 at 7:57 pm
  • I'm nut sure whether this is the appropriate list for my question; perhaps it belongs on the local python mail list. So, I'll ask: To identify the postgres host when establishing a connection to the ...
    Rich ShepardRich Shepard
    Oct 14, 2011 at 3:43 pm
    Oct 21, 2011 at 6:22 pm
  • I know this is a bit of a grey area for this list, but I know a lot of you PDXPUG-ers also dabble on the dark side like me. My company has need for a highly-skilled MySQL admin contractor. I am still ...
    Chris MChris M
    Oct 13, 2011 at 8:48 pm
    Oct 13, 2011 at 8:48 pm
  • See below. :) PyCon is in Santa Clara in 2012, so it is relatively close! ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Josh Berkus <josh@agliodbs.com Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 2:21 PM Subject: ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Oct 11, 2011 at 8:41 pm
    Oct 11, 2011 at 8:41 pm
  • PGDay.SoCal is scheduled at this year's Southern California Linux Exposition (SCALE10X) held in the LAX Hilton Hotel in the city of Los Angeles, California, on Friday January 20th, 2012. We are ...
    Joe ConwayJoe Conway
    Oct 7, 2011 at 5:21 pm
    Oct 7, 2011 at 5:21 pm
  • When: 7-9pm Thu October 20, 2011 Where: Iovation **note location change!** Who: Brent Dombrowski What: Upgrading PostGIS from 8.something to 9.0 This month we'll be hearing from Brent Dombrowski. ...
    GabrielleGabrielle
    Oct 7, 2011 at 1:45 am
    Oct 7, 2011 at 3:23 am
  • We're resurrecting the PRP (Patch Review Party). Where: Emma 6th & East B-side When: Wed Sep 28, 6-9pm Emma will be providing food & beverages, as usual. You must RSVP for this event! We are capping ...
    Mark WongMark Wong
    Sep 26, 2011 at 10:27 pm
    Sep 26, 2011 at 10:27 pm
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