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PostgresConf US 2018

Thanks to the support of our attendees, speakers, volunteers, and sponsors, we are hosting the 7th annual PostgresConf. With over 700 hundred attendees representing the most diverse class of professionals and companies from around the world, the Postgres Conference conveys the preeminent “People, Postgres and Data” experience.

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Some of our speakers

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Corey Huinker

Corlogic
President
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Peter Eisentraut

2ndQuadrant
PostgreSQL developer
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Bruce Momjian

EnterpriseDB
Senior Database Architect
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Marc Linster

EnterpriseDB
SVP, Products and Services
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Joshua D. Drake

Command Prompt, Inc.
Lead Consultant
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Grant McAlister

Amazon Web Services
Senior Principal Engineer
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Robert Haas

EnterpriseDB
VP, Chief Architect, Database Server
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Ozgun Erdogan

Citus Data
Chief Technology Officer
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Alexey Klyukin

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Senior PostgreSQL Engineer
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Jignesh Shah

Amazon Web Services
Software Development Manager
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Phil Vacca

Mitel Networks
Enterprise Data Architect
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Alexander Kukushkin

Zalando SE
Database Engineer
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Will Leinweber

Citus Data
Principal Cloud Engineer
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Jan Wieck

OpenSCG Inc.
Senior Database Architect
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Michael Freedman

TimescaleDB
Cofounder / CTO
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Baron Schwartz

VividCortex
CEO
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Tom Kincaid

2ndQuadrant
General Manager 2ndQuadrant Inc.
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Malcolm McLean

PostgresConf South Africa
Organiser (South Africa)
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Erik Brandsberg

Heimdall Data, Inc.
CTO
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James Finnerty

Amazon Web Services
Principal Engineer
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Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven
CEO
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Frank McQuillan

Pivotal
Director of Product Management
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Jason Yee

Datadog
Technical Evangelist
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Nicolae Rusan

Clay
Cofounder
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Dave Nielsen

Redis Labs
Head of Ecosystem
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Nikolay Samokhvalov

Nombox / Postgres.ai
Founder
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Thomas Limoncelli

Stackoverflow.com
SRE Manager
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Andrew Dunstan

2ndQuadrant
PostgreSQL Architect
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Jonathan Katz

Crunchy Data
Director of Customer Success & Communications
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Arjun Narayan

Cockroach Labs
Software Engineer
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Rafał Hawrylak

TomTom
expert software developer
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Alvaro Hernandez

OnGres
Founder
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Raj Singh

IBM
Developer Advocate
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Brett Hesterberg

Google
Product Manager
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Jacque Istok

Pivotal
Head of Data
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Scott Yara

Pivotal
Senior Vice President, Products, and Co-Founder, Greenplum
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Howard Goldberg

Morgan Stanley
Head of Greenplum Engineering
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Gabi Ferrara

Google
Developer Advocate

Program

2018 has the most awesome program ever!
See rock-star speakers cover the topics of

Operations and Administration

All The Updates In the World by Phil Vacca

Best Practices for Running Postgres in Kubernetes by Francois Martel

Professional PostgreSQL monitoring made easy with pgwatch2 by Kaarel Moppel

DevOpsing Your Database by Robert Treat

Hydra geo-redundant failover for Postgresql by Jose Cores Finotto

Postgresql Foreign Data Wrappers by Kevin Kempter

Next generation PostgreSQL replication with pglogical 3 and BDR 3 by Peter Eisentraut

Taking care of the elephant by Michael Meskes

Securing Your Data on PostgreSQL by Payal Singh

Radical Ideas from the Practice of Cloud Computing by Thomas Limoncelli

Automated Postgres Failover and Caching with Zero Code Changes by Erik Brandsberg

Automatic Failover and Caching Workshop by Erik Brandsberg

Monitoring PostgreSQL at Scale by Lukas Fittl

Automated DBA by Nikolay Samokhvalov

How do we monitor 100+ PostgreSQL machines of TomTom's mapmaking platform in the AWS cloud by Michał Gutkowski

PostgreSQL Configuration for Humans by Alvaro Hernandez

Data Integrity at Scale - lessons learned building Google Cloud SQL by Brett Hesterberg

Architecture & Pitfalls of Logical Replication by Atsushi Torikoshi

So you wanna run your database on Kubernetes? by JP Phillips

All the dirt on VACUUM by Jim Nasby

Tutorial on Modern PostgreSQL High Availability by Alvaro Hernandez

Mastering PostgreSQL Administration by Bruce Momjian

CockroachDB Fundamentals by Jordan Lewis

Managing PostgreSQL clusters with Patroni by Alexey Klyukin

Deep dive into PostgreSQL Authentication Methods by Abbas Butt

The postgresql.conf from A-Z: Includes Postgres Performance and Maintenance by Joshua D. Drake

Westin Jersey City

Situated on the waterfront Financial District of Jersey City, our AAA/CAA Four Diamond hotel is just 200 steps and one subway stop to NYC. Featuring spacious guest rooms and inspiring views of Manhattan, we're walking distance to great restaurants on the Hudson waterfront. Explore our now completed hotel renovation, escape to the serenity of our 429 Jersey City accommodations and treat yourself to a stay in a one of our premium rooms with sweeping Hudson views of the NYC skyline. In our elevated rooms, you'll have more space to refresh for the next day. Experience the rejuvenating Heavenly Bath and the signature Westin Heavenly Bed, perfect for a blissful night's sleep.

At the Westin Jersey City Newport, we have negotiated a discounted conference room rate of $289/night + applicable taxes for attendees. Be sure to book prior to March 30, 2018 - the conference rate is not guaranteed after this date.

Rooms may be booked via the Westin website, or via telephone (888) 627-7148. If booking via telephone please mention PostgresConf US 2018 to receive the group rate.

Jersey City, New Jersey


Westin Jersey City
479 Washington Blvd
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310
United States

Where to stay in Jersey City

We recommend these accommodations for your visit.

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The Westin Jersey City Newport

At the Westin Jersey City Newport, we have negotiated a discounted conference room rate of $289/night + applicable taxes for attendees. Be sure to book prior to March 30, 2018 - the conference rate is not guaranteed after this date.

Rooms may be booked via the Westin website, or via telephone (888) 627-7148. If booking via telephone please mention PostgresConf US 2018 to receive the group rate.

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Courtyard Jersey City Newport

A convenient hotel a short walk from the conference adjacent to the NJ PATH Station. Rooms may be booked via the Marriott website.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Jersey City

An all-suite hotel just a few blocks from the conference. Rooms may be booked via the DoubleTree website.

Things to do around Jersey City

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Statue of Liberty

Visit the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Ferry service is available to both Liberty and Ellis Island.

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Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center is an interactive science museum focused on the environment, health, and invention to provide visitors with a fun and educational experience.

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Gregorys Coffee

Great fast coffee service at this nearby coffee house, as well as pastries and more! Just a short walk from the hotel.

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Times Square

Take the PATH to 33rd Street and walk a bit up Broadway to Times Square.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Take the PATH across the river and go to New York City's most visited museum where you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world.

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One World Observatory

Just a short PATH ride from Jersey City, One World Observatory™ provides unique, panoramic views of New York City, its most iconic sites, and surrounding waters.

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Barcade

Less than a mile from the conference hotel is Barcade®. Barcade® is a combination bar and arcade with a focus on classic video games and American craft beer.