Bruce Momjian

Bruce Momjian

Bruce Momjian

Senior Database Architect, EnterpriseDB

Biography:

Bruce Momjian is co-founder and core team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on PostgreSQL since 1996. He has been employed by EnterpriseDB since 2006. He has spoken at many international open-source conferences and is the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts, published by Addison-Wesley. Prior to his involvement with PostgreSQL, Bruce worked as a consultant, developing custom database applications for some of the world's largest law firms. As an academic, Bruce holds a Masters in Education, was a high school computer science teacher, and lectures internationally at universities.


All Sessions

Mastering PostgreSQL Administration

This talk is designed for PostgreSQL administrators. It covers all aspects of PostgreSQL administration, including installation, security, file structure, configuration, reporting, backup, daily maintenance, monitoring activity, disk space computations, and disaster recovery. It shows how to control host connectivity, configure the server, find the query being run by each session, and find the disk space used by each database.

Unlocking the Postgres Lock Manager

Locking is critical for providing high concurrency for any database you cannot fully utilize your hardware if locking is throttling its use. This talk explores all aspects of locking in Postgres by showing queries and their locks; covered lock types include row, table, shared, exclusive, and advisory lock types. The high concurrency provided by Multiversion Concurrency Control (MVCC) is also covered.

Explaining the Postgres Query Optimizer

The optimizer is the "brain" of the database, interpreting SQL queries and determining the fastest method of execution. This talk uses the explain command to show how the optimizer interprets queries and determines optimal execution. The talk will assist developers and administrators in understanding how Postgres optimally executes their queries and what steps they can take to understand and perhaps improve its behaviour.

Technology Lightning Talks- Keynote

PostgreSQL 11- Bruce Momjan
PostgreSQL benefits from over 20 years of open source development and has become the preferred open source relational database for developers. PostgreSQL 11 was released on October 18. It provides users with improvements to overall performance of the database system, with specific enhancements associated with very large databases and high computational workloads.

MongoDB 4.0- Alexander Rubin
Do you love MongoDB? With version 4.0 you have a reason to love it even more! MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document ACID transactions, combining
the document model with ACID guarantees. Through snapshot isolation, transactions provide a consistent view of data and enforce all-or-nothing execution to maintain data integrity. And not only transactions - MongoDB 4.0 has more exciting features like non-blocking secondary teads, improved sharding, security improvements and more.

MariaDB 10.3- Arjen Lentz
MariaDB benefits from a thriving community of contributors. The latest release, MariaDB 10.3, provides several new features not found anywhere else, as well backported and reimplemented features from MySQL."

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