Friday, December 14

Tag: Japan

Japan PostgreSQL Conference 2014

Ian's PlanetPostgreSQL
Japan has been an early and vigorous adopter of PostgreSQL (back in 2006, when PostgreSQL was still emerging from obscurity in the western hemisphere, I noted that in Tokyo bookstores, PostgreSQL books outweighed MySQL ones by about 5:3), and it's no surprise that by nationality, only the USA and Germany have more committers. The Japan PostgreSQL User Group (JPUG) has been around a while too and is one of the oldest and most active worldwide (and has been around long enough to have established a Japanese logo for PostgreSQL which is often used in place of Slonik [*]) . This year JPUG celebrates its 15th anniversary, and the 2014 conference - held in Tokyo on December 5th - was the largest yet with over 20 speakers, 5 (five!) parallel tracks and around 280 attendees. Continuing a (more…)