Kevin Markwardt (Pythian) delivers the talk, "Getting Started with PostgreSQL", on DAY 1 of the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference 2019, 5/29, at Austin, TX.

PostgreSQL is undoubtedly the second most popular open source RDBMS and it is within the top five most popular DB engines as per db-engines.com. Why not take a rest from your favorite database server for a while, start learning some more about it, and aim for another logo on your resume?

In this session, we are going to explore this RDBMS, compare it with its arch-rival, MySQL, to both correlate concepts and understand where Postgres excels. Among the topics we will cover:

* Server architecture
* Replication and HA
* Postgres specific features
* and more!


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