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The first PGConf in South Africa will take place in Cape Town on 3 October 2017! This is an opportunity for the developer community who use Postgres to get to know each other, exchange ideas and get training. Jim Mlodgenski will be our keynote speaker for the event.

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The event will be at the riverclub and includes tea and coffee and a lunch.

For Python lovers, pyconza is held at the same venue the three days after pgconf.

PostgresConf is thankful for support from our sponsors



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Securing your PostgreSQL database by Malcolm McLean

Panel discussion by Kobus Wolvaardt

Testing, debugging and deploying stored procedures in Postgres by Margrit Drescher

Accessing Postgres Over a Web API by Chukwudi Nwachukwu

The Synergy between PostgreSQL and Python by Bernhardt Garlipp

PostgreSQL the TimeSeries database by Martin Slabber

Some fun with JSONB and LISTEN/NOTIFY by Kobus Wolvaardt

Utilising PostgreSQL in a realtime transactional system by Malcolm McLean

How we use postgresql in our medical and financial software by Kobus Wolvaardt

Agriculture & PostgrSQL - Agri Technovation by Albert Bijker

Aeroswift: The world's largest and fastest powder bed fusion Additive Manufacturing (AM) machine by Jacobus Prinsloo

Keynote by Jim Mlodgenski

Introduction to PostgreSQL Performance Tuning by Jim Mlodgenski

Strategic Autovacuum by Jim Mlodgenski

The River Club

Observatory / South Africa

Liesbeek Parkway
Observatory, Cape Town
South Africa