PostgreSQL as a Graph Database
Greg has been using PostgreSQL for over 20 years and can date himself to the days of Ingres. He has held positions at small and large companies including sysadmin, DBA, engineer to architect. As a recent addition to Pivotal, he serves as an Account Data Engineer for California and Western U.S.
Graph databases can be an incredible tool for discovering relationships buried within the data but are they always the right choice? As technical people, we are inclined to learning something new. Graph database solutions are no exception and to many of us they appear as shiny things that must be explored and applied. They are not always the right fit and we forget the R in RDBMS. PostgreSQL has many uses as a graph database and provides for many of the use cases as well as ancillary cases the graph database falls short.
Presentation covers use cases where PostgreSQL is a strong candidate and considerations for implementation.
Talk assumes knowledge of PostgreSQL query fundamentals and programming concepts.
- 2019 September 19 11:00 PDT
- 50 min
- Winchester (1)
- Silicon Valley 2019