Shaun is the author of the PostgreSQL High Availability Cookbook, and a frequent presenter at the Postgres Open conference on topics such as handling extreme throughput, High Availability, monitoring, architecture, and automation. He’s contributed a few PostgreSQL extensions as well as a tool for administering massive database clusters. On occasion, he’s even been known to guest lecture at the local university. His goal is to help the community make PostgreSQL a bigger, better database for everyone to enjoy.