Ibrar Ahmed is a Senior Software Engineer / PostgreSQL Consultant at Percona LLC. Prior to coming to open source development, he had vast experience in software design and development. The main focus was on the system level embedded development. After joining the EnterpriseDB, an Enterprise PostgreSQL’s company in 2006 he started his career in open source development specifically in PostgreSQL. Has contributed to the PostgreSQL community as well as other open source communities. The contribution is from the main performance feature enhancement to PostgreSQL’s modules. In the database field, he has experience in other well-known databases MySQL, Oracle, and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Hadoop. The experience does not limit to core database but with the tools related to databases like Hive, Hbase and Spark. He also worked on integrating these tools with PostgreSQL. He Joined Percona in the month of July 2018. He also authored multiple books on PostgreSQL and speaks in different conferences.