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Joshua D. Drake

Lead Consultant at Command Prompt, Inc.

Joshua D. Drake is a PostgreSQL Consultant and has been consulting on PostgreSQL since Postgres95. Throughout his PostgreSQL career he has performed a variety of functions within the community including releasing an O'Reilly book on PostgreSQL, being part of the sysadmins and advocacy teams. Further he ran a biannual conference series dedicated to PostgreSQL between the years of 2007 - 2011. He is a former Director for SPI (the non-profit for PostgreSQL.org). Lastly he is also a Founder of United States PostgreSQL.

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Everybody uses it, almost nobody knows what each parameter means. Just like the Pacific Crest Trail, most people have heard of it but few people have taken the 3-4 months to seek inner peace and understanding by hiking this gorgeous section of the United States. Let's take a 3-4 hour hike and explore the postgresql.conf. We will cover the desert of memory settings, to the mountains of the background writer and autovacuum. We will walk the Sierras of random_page_cost and experience the sunsets of effective_cache_size. From A-Z, you will walk away from this training with a firm understanding of the postgresql.conf.

Date:
2017 March 28 09:00
Duration:
3 h
Room:
America
Conference:
PGConf US 2017
Language:
English
Track:
Training
Difficulty:
Medium