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Aerospike February 2024 Meetup at Adjust Berlin office

On Wednesday, February 21st, Adjust hosted the second Aerospike Meetup in their Berlin office. About 50 visitors showed up, which demonstrates a huge interest in the Aerospike database technology.

PGSQL Phriday #008 – pg_stat_statements

The topic for this month's PGSQL Phriday blogging challenge is: pg_stat_statement. And Michael Christofides gave me a perfect opener in his invitation. For anyone who doesn't know, I'm running a weekly interview series with people from the PostgreSQL community. It's called 'PostgreSQL Person of the Week'.

PGSqlPhriday #006: One Thing You Wish You Knew While Learning PostgreSQL: psql commands

For this month's #PGSQLPhriday, Grant Fritchey asks: What is the one thing you wish you knew while you learn PostgreSQL.

PostgreSQL Upgrades are hard

Together with Lætitia Avrot and Nikolay Samokhvalov I was invited to participate in a Community Panel about PostgreSQL Upgradability at Postgres Vision 2022. During this panel each of us provided examples for how easy or complicated *PostgreSQL* upgrades still are.

PostgreSQL Project @ GSoC 2022

As is a good tradition, the PostgreSQL Project participates in Google Summer of Code (GSoC). Last year we submitted 7 projects for 7 students - and got all 7 projects accepted. This year we got quite a few more good proposals from students, and more mentors are helping. Guess what? Google accepted all 12 proposals!

GSoC 2021 completed

The Google Summer of Code 2021 for the PostgreSQL Project is wrapped up.

PostgreSQL Project @ GSoC 2021

Wow! The PostgreSQL Project got all 7 proposals accepted into Google Summer of Code 2021!

Google Summer of Code 2020 - Intermediate status update

The three PostgreSQL projects for this year’s Google Summer of Code are on track, and making good progress. All projects expect to finish on time.

Performance Farm

The data gathering for performance farm members is completed, as well as the new implementation for the JSON data transfer. The project iteratively updated it’s goals, and adjusted for newly identified UI issues.

Current work centers around making the website more pretty and useful, as well as reducing the number of used JavaScript libraries. The next step is presenting the work to the PostgreSQL Community for broader feedback.


Google Summer of Code 2020 started

The PostgreSQL Project participates in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2020, with 3 projects. After the “Community Bonding” period finished last week, we are now in the active development phase - “Coding” as Google calls it. All three projects make good progress!


Local cachíng of Ansible Facts

Every time Ansible runs a Playbook, the first step (by default) is gathering facts about the target system: