Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Christophe Pettus

Christophe Pettus

CEO, PostgreSQL Experts Inc.


Christophe has been working with databases since the early 1990s, and PostgreSQL since version 7.1


25 April - 4:50 PM - 5:15 PM at Room 203
Uber made waves in 2016 by publishing a paper describing their reasons for moving from PostgreSQL to MySQL. So, were they right? Mostly, no. We'll talk about the points they raise about PostgreSQL vs MySQL, and how they could have stayed on PostgreSQL while avoiding or mitigating the problems they faced... and honestly talk about how PostgreSQL can improve to meet their criticisms.