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.
A review of FOSDEM 2024 and the FOSDEM PGDay 2024
On February 6th, 2024, we had the PostgreSQL February Meetup in Berlin. Ryan Booz presented about Super-powered Data Transformation in PostgreSQL. Artur Zakirov presented about pg_repack.
Icinga2 is used for monitoring my infrastructure. Some services are more noisy than others, and generate a lot of unnecessary warnings in a short time. A delayed notification rule is used to only raise alarms when the service is not OK for a prolonged period of time.
The PostgreSQL Project is present with a booth at FOSDEM ever since 2007. And ever since 2008 we organize a Devroom, starting 2013 we also have our own PGDay on the Friday before FOSDEM. This year it's the 10th FOSDEM PGDay, skipping 2021 and 2022 for obvious reasons.
PGConf.EU 2023 is over, time for my personal review of the conference. Overall we got good and very good feedback, for most parts.
Traditionally, we (the conference organizers) invite the speakers and volunteers to a dinner the evening before the conference. The venue is downstairs, and the seating splits the larger group up into up to 6 people per table. Ideal conditions to walk around, chat with everyone, talk with old friends and meet new peoole.
Pavlo Golub is hosting this month's PGSQL Phriday. The topic is 'PostgreSQL Events'.
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'.
This month's #PGSQLPhriday is hosted by Lætita Avrot, and she asks about triggers.