Monday, March 25

Britt’s PlanetPostgreSQL

“Now is Better Than Never” – Why I decided to attend PyCon8…

2ndQuadrant, Britt's PlanetPostgreSQL
…and why I’m glad I did. It’s not all technical… Who knew?! Last year, Pycon7 was held right about the time I joined 2ndQuadrant. Seeing as I was new to the technology AND the Italian language (note: there was an English track), I opted out of attending. Well, after attending Pycon8, I can say that I won’t make that mistake again! Over the past year working in the Open Source community, I’ve learned more technical information than I could have ever imagined. Even then, attending a technical conference and understanding (completely) technical talks seemed a little far-fetched. Or so I thought! Since being introduced to the wonderful world of Open Source, PostgreSQL, and numerous other technologies - I’m continuously fascinated by the way that the communities (more…)
5432…MeetUs! Conference Gives Opportunities for Meaningful Takeaways

5432…MeetUs! Conference Gives Opportunities for Meaningful Takeaways

2ndQuadrant, Britt's PlanetPostgreSQL, International News
If you are eager to learn new competencies or advance your skills in PostgreSQL and other Open Source programs, platforms, and languages, you should join us at the 5432...MeetUs! conference! Between the workshop track offered during the conference and the optional trainings offered in the two days following the conference, it looks like there will be something for everyone at this conference. There's a chance to be hands-on with different programs, platforms and languages such as Docker, Repmgr and more - we also hear that they will have some Raspberry Pis that you can experiment with. The workshops are an optional track during the conference (it is required that you register in advance) and the trainings will be held in the days following the conference. Some of our very (more…)
Second Edition of 5432…MeetUs!

Second Edition of 5432…MeetUs!

2ndQuadrant, Britt's PlanetPostgreSQL, International News
The second edition of the 5432...MeetUs! conference is sure to be one to remember.  They will be hosting PostgreSQL experts, users, and contributors from all over the world.  With talks, workshops, and trainings - we are sure to stay busy every minute! With speakers like Zalando's Valentine Gogichasvili and IBM's Andrea Vercellini, it will be great to be in good company with fellow PostgreSQL supporters and hear real life case studies of individuals who have successfully applied PostgreSQL and Open Source practices and tools within their enterprises. In addition to the independent developers, other companies we look forward to catching up with at the event include Dalibo, Subito.it, Navionics, InnoGames, PaxLife, and more. Check out who all will be in attendance! Even (more…)