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  • Hi, Our IT Company systems architecture is based on IBM Websphere Application Server, we would like to migrate our databases to Postgres, the main problem which stops us from doing that is Postgres ...
    John NashJohn Nash
    Oct 15, 2012 at 8:22 am
    Oct 15, 2012 at 8:22 am
  • Hi, I've noticed that the selection of the executed query plan (and therefore query runtime) is dependent on the statistics generated by an ANALYZE run. As an demonstration, I chose the best runtime ...
    Viktor RosenfeldViktor Rosenfeld
    Jun 6, 2012 at 6:00 pm
    Jun 7, 2012 at 12:19 am
  • Job Title: PostgreSQL DBA Architect/Administrator Location: NJ Fulltime position/ Long term contract Please contact me at Gayathri@myfintech.com or call at 646 737 9914 to discuss. Job Description: ...
    Gayathri TheenthayalanGayathri Theenthayalan
    Jan 19, 2011 at 10:26 pm
    Jan 19, 2011 at 10:26 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to run a java servlet from a db trigger. With Oracle I know that you can use the utility UTL_HTTP.REQUEST to establish a http connection. I wonder if this is possible with postgresql or ...
    Zorraquin Saez MonicaZorraquin Saez Monica
    Sep 20, 2010 at 9:36 am
    Sep 20, 2010 at 3:49 pm
  • As the United States PostgreSQL Association continues to grow we are extending the services we provide to our members and the PostgreSQL.Org community in the United States. I am pleased to announce ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Aug 10, 2010 at 8:32 pm
    Aug 10, 2010 at 8:32 pm
  • Is there anyone interested in sharing a room for some or all of the conference? I will be checking in on Weds 3/24 and checking out Sun 3/28. Be warned, I am a MySQL DBA so I may have been driven ...
    Rob WultschRob Wultsch
    Mar 9, 2010 at 7:31 pm
    Mar 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm
  • I apologize if this is not the correct place to post this message but I don't know where else to turn. I've been trying to register for PGEast 2010 for about 30 minutes now and cannot. Every time I ...
    Dane FosterDane Foster
    Feb 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm
    Feb 23, 2010 at 8:32 pm
  • The election is now closed; the following people (listed in alphabetical order) have been elected to the three open board seats (for the 2010-2012 term): - Michael Brewer - Joshua Drake - Bruce ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Jan 13, 2010 at 8:35 pm
    Jan 13, 2010 at 8:35 pm
  • Greetings! The United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS), in accordance with its bylaws, is holding an election for three board member seats (currently being held by Michael Brewer, Joshua Drake, ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Dec 17, 2009 at 8:59 pm
    Dec 17, 2009 at 8:59 pm
  • Greetings! Nominations for the United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS) board for the Fall 2009 elections have been extended through 10PM EST Monday, November 16th; please submit nominations (full ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Nov 15, 2009 at 7:17 pm
    Nov 15, 2009 at 7:17 pm
  • Greetings! We are now accepting nominations for the United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS) board for the Fall 2009 elections; please submit nominations (full name and a contact email address, ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Oct 22, 2009 at 5:25 pm
    Oct 22, 2009 at 5:25 pm
  • PostgreSQL Conference West is set to hit in two weeks! Running from October 16th-18th a Central Seattle Community College, this West is set to be the largest West Coast PostgreSQL conference to date. ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Oct 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm
    Oct 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm
  • Hello, Tentative List here (there are still more coming in and being reviewed): http://www.postgresqlconference.org/2009/west/talks We are also talking about having another hackathon like we did at ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Sep 11, 2009 at 6:03 pm
    Sep 11, 2009 at 6:03 pm
  • After a brief battle with our SSL certificate provider that delayed us two weeks, we have succeeded in beating the naysayers into the ground and are ready to begin accepting registrations for ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Sep 8, 2009 at 4:45 pm
    Sep 8, 2009 at 4:45 pm
  • The PostgreSQL Conference, U.S. series is having a PgDay on Saturday, September 19, 2009 at The University of Georgia in Athens, GA, less than 90 minutes from Atlanta. PgDay will be a single-day ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Jun 24, 2009 at 3:17 am
    Jun 24, 2009 at 5:18 pm
  • Hello, Yeah its not general technical discussion but this little bit of news warrants more widely read attention. PgUS (http://www.postgresql.us/) received its 501c3 public charity status today. You ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    May 6, 2009 at 9:53 pm
    May 6, 2009 at 9:54 pm
  • All, Does pgUS as an organization want to participate somehow in the upcoming pgDay San Jose at OSCON? If so, what would make sense? The event will be organized by SFPUG. -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    May 5, 2009 at 6:51 pm
    May 18, 2009 at 7:25 pm
  • Hello, The guys over at LinuxFest NW gave us a PgDay on this past 25th. Mark Wong, Myself and Steven Citron-Pousty spoke for a total of 5 talks. I spoke on PITRTools and Replicator. Mark spoke on ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Apr 27, 2009 at 7:06 pm
    Apr 27, 2009 at 7:06 pm
  • Hello, The East 08 Round table is up: https://www.postgresql.us/node/82 Joshua D. Drake -- PostgreSQL - XMPP: jdrake@jabber.postgresql.org Consulting, Development, Support, Training 503-667-4564 - ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Apr 14, 2009 at 7:28 pm
    Apr 14, 2009 at 7:28 pm
  • Hello, The latest SFPUG video is up at: http://www.vimeo.com/4144396 Sincerely, Joshua D. Drake -- PostgreSQL - XMPP: jdrake@jabber.postgresql.org Consulting, Development, Support, Training ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Apr 14, 2009 at 6:01 pm
    Apr 14, 2009 at 6:01 pm
  • Hello, I have posted the Keynote from West 08. You can find it here: https://www.postgresql.us/node/81 Sincerely, Joshua D. Drake -- PostgreSQL - XMPP: jdrake@jabber.postgresql.org Consulting, ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Apr 14, 2009 at 5:13 pm
    Apr 14, 2009 at 5:13 pm
  • Hello, As a reminder for all of those in our community that like to register at the last minuted (that means most of us), registration will be closing on Wednesday April first. On line registration ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Mar 31, 2009 at 5:50 pm
    Mar 31, 2009 at 5:50 pm
  • I'm flying in midday Saturday and out again Sunday for the conference in Philly. Anyone want to share a room? I have a room in the Sheraton next to Drexel but can cancel that easily, or share it with ...
    Baron SchwartzBaron Schwartz
    Mar 25, 2009 at 1:13 am
    Mar 25, 2009 at 1:13 am
  • Hello, The Final East schedule is released. You can see it here: http://www.postgresqlconference.org/2009/east/ You can also register here: https://www.postgresql.us/purchase Joshua D. Drake -- ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Mar 23, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    Mar 23, 2009 at 7:30 pm
  • Just had a couple of question about East 2009: I noticed on the web site that the East is being held at Drexel University - does anybody know on which campus the sessions are being held? Also, are ...
    Andy YoderAndy Yoder
    Mar 18, 2009 at 3:57 pm
    Mar 18, 2009 at 5:34 pm
  • All, Is registration for PostgreSQL Conference East 2009 opening soon, I hope? I'm trying to complete paperwork for hotel accomedations and whatnot with my company and they need to be able to include ...
    Stephen FrostStephen Frost
    Mar 5, 2009 at 8:56 pm
    Mar 5, 2009 at 9:06 pm
  • I am looking for some clarification on continuous / incremental backups for postgresql 8.3. Any guidance is appreciated. - Can the terms incremental and continuous be used interchangeably when ...
    Matthew BartholomewMatthew Bartholomew
    Feb 23, 2009 at 11:53 pm
    Feb 24, 2009 at 5:43 pm
  • I just wanted to take a moment and let everyone know what is going on with our little non profit. * New board * Volunteers needed * Upcoming events * Finances update In the next six weeks or so we ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Feb 19, 2009 at 10:52 pm
    Feb 20, 2009 at 1:37 am
  • Hello, We need to perform some hardware maintenance on postgresql.us. It will be down starting 5pm PST on the 8th. Joshua D. Drake -- PostgreSQL - XMPP: jdrake@jabber.postgresql.org Consulting, ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Feb 6, 2009 at 11:29 pm
    Feb 6, 2009 at 11:29 pm
  • Hello, I will be speaking at the Nortwhest Python Day on PostgreSQL and Replicator. If anyone on this list is around the area, I invite you to attend. It is free. ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 27, 2009 at 11:30 pm
    Jan 27, 2009 at 11:30 pm
  • Hello, East is happening April 3rd through 5th. Call for papers is out: http://www.postgresqlconference.org/2009/east/ Joshua D. Drake -- PostgreSQL - XMPP: jdrake@jabber.postgresql.org Consulting, ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 26, 2009 at 7:45 pm
    Jan 26, 2009 at 7:45 pm
  • Hello, It is now 2009 and time for a, "Thanks for all the laughs 2008!" 2008 was the year that PgUS spent getting its feet under itself. We formed our board, filed all of our legally required ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 12, 2009 at 8:11 pm
    Jan 12, 2009 at 8:11 pm
  • Hello, In an attempt to ensure the continued positive growth of the community, PostgreSQL Conference, U.S. is going to change its current policy toward PgCon.US. The current policy is that the domain ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 11, 2009 at 7:52 pm
    Jan 11, 2009 at 9:10 pm
  • Hello, PostgreSQL Conference, U.S. is having a PgDay at LinuxFest Northwest in Bellingham Washington on April 25th, 2009. The PgDay (and LinuxFest Northwest) is a free event. We are holding the PgDAY ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 5, 2009 at 8:18 pm
    Jan 5, 2009 at 8:18 pm
  • Note we have about 10 days till the deadline, but this might be worth looking into for those working in higher education. ---------- Forwarded Message ---------- Subject: CFP: Openness and Higher Ed ...
    Robert TreatRobert Treat
    Jan 5, 2009 at 3:54 am
    Jan 5, 2009 at 3:54 am
  • Important bits: CommunityOne is a conference sponsored by Sun Microsystems focused on open source innovation and implementation. It brings together developers, technologists and students for ...
    Robert TreatRobert Treat
    Dec 4, 2008 at 4:16 pm
    Dec 4, 2008 at 4:16 pm
  • The runoff has now ended; congratulations to the newly elected 2009-2012 PgUS Board members! Richard Broersma, Jr. Andrew Dunstan Greg Sabino Mullane Robert Treat Thanks again to all the nominees and ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Nov 18, 2008 at 11:26 pm
    Nov 19, 2008 at 4:38 am
  • Howdy! Any word on the election results? Some of us are on the edge of our seats here. -selena -- Selena Deckelmann PDXPUG - http://pugs.postgresql.org/pdx Me - http://www.chesnok.com/daily
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Nov 7, 2008 at 6:43 pm
    Nov 7, 2008 at 9:34 pm
  • Hello, There is some apparent confusion going around about the mailing lists. I think this is my fault and thought I would try and clear it up. There are several lists that are all about PgUS. They ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Oct 28, 2008 at 4:29 pm
    Oct 29, 2008 at 6:09 am
  • For those that don't blog :) JD Wrote, on Thursday October 16th I flew down to Flagstaff Arizona to give a talk to the local ACM. It was a long talk, including questions lasting about 2 hours and 20 ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Oct 20, 2008 at 7:10 pm
    Oct 20, 2008 at 7:10 pm
  • Hello, PostgreSQL is going to have a booth at LISA: http://www.usenix.org/event/lisa08/ http://www.usenix.org/event/lisa08/exhibition.html Currently we are confirmed for Joshua Drake and Richard ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Oct 20, 2008 at 5:05 pm
    Oct 20, 2008 at 5:05 pm
  • Hello, As a reminder, the vote for the four additional PgUS board members has begun. The page with the nominee platforms and the link to vote is here: https://www.postgresql.us/elections/2008 ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Oct 13, 2008 at 5:49 pm
    Oct 13, 2008 at 5:49 pm
  • Is up in all its video glory: http://www.commandprompt.com/blogs/joshua_drake/2008/10/on_the_morning_of_west_east_08_appears/ Hope to see you at West! Joshua D. Drake -- The PostgreSQL Company since ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Oct 10, 2008 at 2:32 pm
    Oct 10, 2008 at 2:32 pm
  • Greetings! The United States PostgreSQL Association (PgUS), in accordance with its bylaws, is holding an election at the semi-annual meeting for the remaining four board seats. Information about the ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Oct 7, 2008 at 9:15 pm
    Oct 7, 2008 at 9:15 pm
  • Hello, After West, I will be flying to Northern Arizona State to speak to the ACM group. They have requested that I speak on PostgreSQL, Open Source, the job market and offer suggestions on how ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Oct 7, 2008 at 5:53 pm
    Oct 7, 2008 at 6:19 pm
  • On October 20th 2007 the first annual PostgreSQL Conference: West commenced. It was a single day, single room event. On March 29th and 30th the first annual PostgreSQL Conference: East commenced. It ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Oct 7, 2008 at 5:45 pm
    Oct 7, 2008 at 5:45 pm
  • The tentative schedule for PostgreSQL Conference West can be found here: http://www.pgcon.us/west08/schedule If you haven't registered, now is the time: ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Sep 30, 2008 at 5:02 pm
    Sep 30, 2008 at 5:02 pm
  • The PostgreSQL Conference: West is being held at Portland State University on October 10th - 12th. The West Coast PostgreSQL conference is currently seeking more Lightning Talks. Lightning talks are ...
    Joshua DrakeJoshua Drake
    Sep 29, 2008 at 5:14 pm
    Sep 29, 2008 at 5:14 pm
  • Greetings, y'all! This is the weekly update on the state of nominations for the PgUS board. Currently, we have six nominations for the four open seats; the following people have accepted their ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Sep 26, 2008 at 6:31 pm
    Sep 26, 2008 at 6:31 pm
  • Greetings, y'all! This is the weekly update on the state of nominations for the PgUS board. Currently, we have five nominations for the four open seats; the following people have accepted their ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Sep 19, 2008 at 4:55 pm
    Sep 20, 2008 at 1:35 pm
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