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  • Folks, If your company is supporter of the PostgreSQL project, San Francisco PostgreSQL User Group, and/or the PostgreSQL community, they may want to sponsor our first-ever Python-PostgreSQL Day ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm
    Jan 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm
  • http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/97974742/ -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 5, 2013 at 1:48 am
    Jan 5, 2013 at 1:48 am
  • Folks, As a reminder, 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 - ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 3, 2013 at 9:07 pm
    Jan 3, 2013 at 9:07 pm
  • Folks, We will be having a PgDay at PyCon on March 13th, in the Santa Clara convention center. More details once we have things organized. Please put it on your calendar. -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Dec 6, 2012 at 6:16 pm
    Dec 6, 2012 at 6:16 pm
  • Hi, If you mean a single storage subsystem with multiple PostgreSQL instances accessing it in parallel, the answer is no. Each PostgreSQL instance expects to have exclusive access to the underlying ...
    Christophe PettusChristophe Pettus
    Dec 3, 2012 at 7:20 am
    Dec 3, 2012 at 6:07 pm
  • PGCon 2013 will be on 23-24 May 2013 at University of Ottawa. This year, we are planning to have an un-conference day around PGCon. This is currently being scheduled. More information on the ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Dec 2, 2012 at 4:51 am
    Dec 2, 2012 at 4:51 am
  • All, Merlin Moncure, long-time major contributor to PostgreSQL from Dallas, is coming to San Francisco for the Google Mentor Summit, October 19-21. Unfortunately, I'll be out of town, so I won't be ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Oct 12, 2012 at 7:10 pm
    Oct 12, 2012 at 7:10 pm
  • The Long Now Foundation is hiring a Lexical Data Specialist for the PanLex project. Details are at http://panlex.org/help/job-lds.shtml (or http://www.longnow.org/jobs/). Expertise in PostgreSQL will ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 27, 2012 at 10:26 pm
    Sep 28, 2012 at 4:34 pm
  • SFPUGers: The SF GeoMeetup is having a demo from CartoDB on September 24th: http://www.meetup.com/geomeetup/events/81755612/ CartoDB runs on PostGIS, so this should be of interest to PostgreSQL folks ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:00 pm
    Sep 11, 2012 at 10:00 pm
  • SFPUGers, I sprained my ankle, and as such will need help getting gear from my car to the SFPUG venue tonight, and setting up. If anyone can arrive early (5:45 or 6pm), please email me back and we'll ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 11, 2012 at 6:06 pm
    Sep 11, 2012 at 7:03 pm
  • Folks, In addition to the 9.2 presentation, we're going to have a fundraising auction with some great stuff. So bring your checkbooks/wallets (cash or check preferred, credit card possible). First, ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 6, 2012 at 1:19 am
    Sep 6, 2012 at 1:19 am
  • Folks, Paul Rivers asked me to pass this along: http://jobs.perl.org/job/16392 This must be somebody's dream job. Please get in contact with UCB! -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 4, 2012 at 4:19 am
    Sep 4, 2012 at 4:19 am
  • All, For September's SFPUG (http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/76612812/), we're going to try to make it a little more exciting, including: * zany themed presentation on 9.2 by yours truly * ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 6, 2012 at 11:35 pm
    Aug 6, 2012 at 11:35 pm
  • If someone is looking for a job hacking PostgreSQL full-time, here it is: -------- Original Message -------- Subject: [pgsql-jobs] Database Software Engineer, PostgreSQL role at Salesforce.com in San ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 2, 2012 at 6:34 pm
    Aug 2, 2012 at 6:34 pm
  • We are looking for candidates with both DBA and Developer skills. Company: RPX Corp. (http://www.rpxcorp.com) Business: Intellectual Property (Patents) Location: San Francisco, Downtown (next to the ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 2, 2012 at 6:34 pm
    Aug 2, 2012 at 6:34 pm
  • Richard, You said you wanted to organize a 9.2 release part for the 9.2 release, in late September. The list would be a good place to get started! -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 1, 2012 at 8:52 pm
    Aug 1, 2012 at 8:52 pm
  • http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/75231762/ -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jul 28, 2012 at 1:36 am
    Jul 28, 2012 at 1:36 am
  • I have a few queries that show up repeatedly in my pgsi/pg_fouine reports. One of them is a 4-way join SELECT that is called hundreds of times per day. When I run it myself, it executes in 18-40ms ...
    Brian GhidinelliBrian Ghidinelli
    Jul 26, 2012 at 7:19 pm
    Jul 26, 2012 at 7:47 pm
  • Beats me, I take the bus. Anyone else know good parking? -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    May 4, 2012 at 4:23 pm
    May 4, 2012 at 4:37 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to create a daily backup cron script but it fails with an error as below: Any pointers to resolve this will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Mitesh Shah mitesh.shah@stripes39.com *(1) ...
    Mitesh ShahMitesh Shah
    May 2, 2012 at 7:58 pm
    May 3, 2012 at 3:27 am
  • Database Administrator at Whitehat Security Description This position is located in Santa Clara, CA. WhiteHat Security provides a comprehensive solution to the rapidly growing problem of website ...
    Glenn ZhuGlenn Zhu
    Apr 20, 2012 at 6:52 am
    Apr 20, 2012 at 6:52 am
  • All, I wanted to schedule the June SFPUG. Someone approached me in person with a talk for June which we accepted. However, I don't seem to have his email anywhere. If you're receiving this, speaker, ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 18, 2012 at 10:57 pm
    Apr 18, 2012 at 10:57 pm
  • JustinTV are really great folks, and this would be an interesting job. -------- Original Message -------- Subject: [pgsql-jobs] Database Administrator Job Opportunity with Justin.tv/TwitchTV Date ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 18, 2012 at 10:46 pm
    Apr 18, 2012 at 10:46 pm
  • *Hi guys,* * * *i'm developing a db but i have some problems with the foreign key. * *After i create the following tables:* create table museo( nomemuseo char(30) default 'MuseoVeronese', citta ...
    Cipy MailCipy Mail
    Mar 17, 2012 at 9:42 am
    Mar 18, 2012 at 4:06 pm
  • SFPUG, We have the next three months of Meetups scheduled. Go to the Calendar to RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/calendar/ This season, it's all about scaling web applications on ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Mar 16, 2012 at 4:47 pm
    Mar 16, 2012 at 4:47 pm
  • "5 Steps to PostgreSQL Performance" will be live-streamed at the following URL: http://thebuild.com/sfpug201202/ The streaming will begin shortly before 7pm Pacific Time; if you are not able to ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Feb 15, 2012 at 10:26 pm
    Feb 15, 2012 at 10:26 pm
  • I have a query that lists people alphabetically like: select ... from tbl order by lower(lastname), lower(firstname) Basically every query on the table (or when joining to it) orders the results by ...
    Brian GhidinelliBrian Ghidinelli
    Feb 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm
    Feb 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm
  • It's about time we had a "basics" PostgreSQL talk again. So here it is: What: 5 Steps to PostgreSQL Performance Who: Josh Berkus, pgExperts Where: Mission Alchemy Event Space When: Wednesday, ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 am
    Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 am
  • All, I know that I had a bunch of ideas lined up for this year's SFPUG. But between the holidays and a lot of conference travel, I've forgotten them and lost the text file where I wrote them down. If ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 24, 2012 at 10:40 pm
    Jan 24, 2012 at 10:40 pm
  • All, Thanks again to the patch reviewers who participated in the reviewfest on Thursday! Just in case you wanted to do more patch review, CommitFest2012-01 is now officially underway, and we still ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 16, 2012 at 9:15 pm
    Jan 16, 2012 at 9:15 pm
  • Today starts the last CommitFest for PostgreSQL 9.2. We currently have 83 patches that are looking for a reviewer at https://commitfest.postgresql.org/action/commitfest_view?id=13 ; anyone who has ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 16, 2012 at 5:58 pm
    Jan 16, 2012 at 5:58 pm
  • Submit papers now! --Josh Berkus -------- Original Message -------- Subject: [HACKERS] PGCon 2012 Call for Papers Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:07:35 -0500 From: Dan Langille <dan@langille.org To: ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 11, 2012 at 11:44 pm
    Jan 11, 2012 at 11:44 pm
  • SF Geeks: I'm driving down to SCALE in Los Angeles, leaving on January 19 and returning on January 23. I'm looking for someone to be a passenger, ideally a geek who's going to SCALE but I'll take any ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 7, 2012 at 2:24 am
    Jan 7, 2012 at 2:24 am
  • SFPUG: If your company can be a food/beverage sponsor for the upcoming reviewfest, I'll be happy to extol your virtues to our members. I expect food/beer to cost around $150 to $250. And you'll be ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 6, 2012 at 9:41 pm
    Jan 6, 2012 at 10:20 pm
  • SFPUG: http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/46991792/ Come help us review 9.2! -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 6, 2012 at 9:23 pm
    Jan 6, 2012 at 9:23 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
  • PostgreSQL Internals Developer ParAccel, Inc is looking to hire a junior/intermediate level PostgreSQL internals developer. There is a lot of interesting work in the PostgreSQL area (and more!) for ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Dec 13, 2011 at 12:49 am
    Dec 13, 2011 at 12:49 am
  • All, I would like to do a reviewfest in early January, approximately January 10-12. This would involve doing early reviews of several patches for CF4, as well as teaching people how to review ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Dec 9, 2011 at 7:06 pm
    Dec 23, 2011 at 9:40 pm
  • All, The Percona MySQL Conference will be held this year in Santa Clara, essentially replacing the MySQL Conference & Expo. Their call for papers is open until Dec. 5: ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Nov 21, 2011 at 10:04 pm
    Nov 21, 2011 at 10:04 pm
  • Folks, I thought someone on either of these lists might be interested in the below. Please reply to Alex and not to me. Thanks! -------- Original Message -------- Subject: inexpensive office space in ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Nov 3, 2011 at 7:51 pm
    Nov 3, 2011 at 7:51 pm
  • All, October 18: SQL/MED and You (South Bay!) http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/36138012/ November 8: postgres.heroku.com http://www.meetup.com/postgresql-1/events/37392842/ -- Josh Berkus ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Oct 14, 2011 at 5:16 pm
    Oct 18, 2011 at 6:55 pm
  • All, Pycon is in Santa Clara this year. Submit some proposals! -------- Original Message -------- Subject: [pgsql-advocacy] PyCon call for speakers closes Wednesday Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:21:18 ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Oct 11, 2011 at 8:40 pm
    Oct 11, 2011 at 8:40 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
  • Hi - My name is Alex and I'm part of a small team working on http://www.tennisround.com/ - a tennis directory and scheduling platform. I'm looking for help with a couple of things - 1) importing data ...
    Alex MarinovAlex Marinov
    Sep 26, 2011 at 1:37 am
    Sep 26, 2011 at 1:37 am
  • Folks, SoCalLinuxExpo in Los Angeles, probably the most fun Linux conference in the USA, now has their call for papers open: https://www.socallinuxexpo.org/cfp/cfp-information Let's see some ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 23, 2011 at 1:00 am
    Sep 23, 2011 at 1:00 am
  • Hello, PgWest is in just over a week and we have released a coupon code for PUG members. postgresqlrocks Can anyone argue? Sincerely, Joshua D. Drake -- Command Prompt, Inc. - ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Sep 19, 2011 at 6:05 pm
    Sep 19, 2011 at 6:05 pm
  • Denver PG Day 2011 Announcements: We now have our full schedule of talks/speakers up on the PG Day Website! Please visit the following link below for more information: ...
    Brian PottbergBrian Pottberg
    Sep 15, 2011 at 8:07 pm
    Sep 15, 2011 at 8:07 pm
  • Hey, The schedule for PgWest is up: http://pgwest2011.sched.org/ Sincerely, Joshua D. Drake -- Command Prompt, Inc. - http://www.commandprompt.com/ PostgreSQL Support, Training, Professional Services ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Sep 13, 2011 at 8:05 pm
    Sep 13, 2011 at 8:05 pm
  • All, An important announcement regarding the Denver PG Day 2011 Conference: Due to market feedback we have reduced our sponsorship pricing by 50% Our goal is to provide you great advertising ...
    Bob SmithBob Smith
    Sep 12, 2011 at 5:36 pm
    Sep 12, 2011 at 5:36 pm
  • If you unexpectedly can't get to tonight's meeting, then you can at least watch it on video: http://www.postgresql.org/about/event.1277 -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Sep 7, 2011 at 5:06 pm
    Sep 7, 2011 at 5:06 pm
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