Percona Live: Open Source Database Performance Conference - Amsterdam 2016 Logo

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Alexander Korotkov

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Alexander Korotkov

CEO of Development, Postgres Professional


PostgreSQL major contributor, developed following PostgreSQL features: CREATE ACCESS METHOD command, generic WAL interface, lockfree Pin/UnpinBuffer, index based search for regular expressions, compression and "fast scan" for GIN indexes, buffering build and better split functions for GiST indexes, statistics and selectivity estimation for range and array types, advances to fuzzy string search, lossy KNN-GiST. PhD in Computer Science based on PostgreSQL contribution.


4 October 4:20 PM - 5:10 PM at Winterthur
It's widespread belief that SQL DBMSes are doomed to be hulking because of burden of backward compatibility. This belief is frequently used by marketing of various NoSQL DBMSes. However, this is not necessary true. Development in Open Source community makes product development flexible enough to meet needs of the times. MySQL and PostgreSQL, which are most popular Open Source DBMSes,... [read more]