PostgreSQL when it's not your job.

A Talk presented by Christophe Pettus
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September 4th, 4:20 p.m. – 5 p.m.


In this DevOps world, Django developers are increasingly being asked to manage the database as well. In 40 brisk minutes, we will talk about (nearly) everything you need to know to bring up, tune, and keep a PostgreSQL database health. We'll go over installation, basic tuning, backups, disaster recovery, and helpful tools and techniques.


It's a very rare startup these days that has a full-time DBA on staff; mostly, the developers are pressed into service to handle the database as well. In this talk, we'll present the survival skills required to manage your PostgreSQL database while trying to push the product out the door.

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Django experience is helpful, but no PostgreSQL experience required.