Joshua D. Drake is a Postgres Consultant and has been consulting on PostgreSQL since Postgres95. He is the founder and lead consultant of Command Prompt, Inc., the oldest of the Postgres companies. 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. He is a former Director for SPI (the non-profit for PostgreSQL.org). Lastly he is also a Founder of United States PostgreSQL. He currently splits his time between Command Prompt, Inc. and Organizing PostgresConf, the largest Postgres Conference in the world.
Jim has more than 20 years of experience developing data intensive applications and infrastructure. Prior to joining AWS, Jim was CTO at OpenSCG and CEO at StormDB, a Postgres-XC scalable public cloud solution. While at StormDB, Jim envisioned the offering and was responsible for all product development. Prior to StormDB, Jim was chief architect at EnterpriseDB, leading the firm’s technology direction, including its early cloud offerings and other product lines. Jim also very active in the PostgreSQL community, co-founding both the New York and Philadelphia PostgreSQL Meetup groups, co-organizing the largest PostgreSQL conferences, and serving on the Board of the PostgreSQL Foundation. Jim also speaks regularly at PostgreSQL and other open sources conferences.
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Welcome to PGConf US Local: Seattle!
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- PGConf Local: Seattle [PgConf.US]