PGDay Israel 2022

6th Annual PostgreSQL Conference in Israel

October 20, 2022

PGDay Israel is a non-profit event hosted and run by the PostgreSQL Israel Community
This event is part of the effort to grow the PostgreSQL community by increasing awareness and providing the appropriate resources to further PostgreSQL adoption
This is the first in-person conference after two years of online operations

Event Venue

AWS Experience Tel Aviv Floor28

Derech Menachem Begin 121, Tel Aviv

PGDay Israel 2022 would not be possible without our Sponsors



Registration Form

  • PGDay Israel 2022 conference operates in compliance with the national health guidelines.
  • We will ask participants to wear masks, keep social distancing, avoid handshaking, and follow the event organization COVID-19 guidelines.
  • The number of the participants will be limited based on the venue capacity.
  • Only registered attendies will be able to participate.
  • You will get an email confirmation after the registration.
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PGDay Israel 2022 Program

Get together and morning coffee
Welcome Notes
Michael Goldberg, PostgreSQL Project Code of Conduct Committee member, PostgreSQL Israel Community
Greetings from AWS
Itai Benyamin, AWS
KEYNOTE Driving the Future of PostgreSQL Adoption
Umair Shahid, Head of PostgreSQL, Percona
KEYNOTE Inside PostgreSQL Shared Memory
Bruce Momjian, Co-founder and Core Team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, EDB
PARTNER Sponsors talk
Emil Shkolnik, Awide
Asynchronous query execution in PostgreSQL
Gilles Darold, MigOps Inc
Lunch break
Practical Use Case For OrioleDB
Alexander Korotkov, PostgreSQL Major Contributor and Committer, OrioleDB
TRACK A Understanding CTEs and the impact of Materialised CTEs
Divya Sharma and Shayon Sanyal, AWS
TRACK B Query Optimization for Mere Humans
Eyal Trabelsi, Bigabid
TRACK A New features of the WAL-G disaster recovery tool
Dan Zakhlystov, CloudIL
TRACK B How JFrog has successfully migrated thousands of DBs from MySQL to Postgres?
Dmitry Romanoff, JFrog
TRACK A On compression of everything
Andrey Borodin, Yandex
TRACK B Optimization techniques for data warehouse powered data apps
Eldad Farkash, Firebolt
Event closure
Changes could be applied to the event program

Sponsorship Opportunity

We would like to invite Enterprises who are using PostgreSQL or have support and services around PostgreSQL to support us in this initiative. They can support us by being sponsors for the conference.
We have two levels of sponsorship opportunities available: Partner and Supporter.
This is the level offering maximum visibility and limited to just three sponsors. The price is 10,000 NIS (VAT not included).
Partner will benefit from:
This is the ideal level for showing your support to the community. The price is 3,500 NIS (VAT not included).
Supporter will benefit from:

Please contact us for more information. We look forward to working with you!
The fund raised for PGDay Israel 2022 goes directly to expenses of the conference.
Any proceeds will be kept for supporting next PGDay Israel conferences and local community events.

Our special guests and speakers

Bruce Momjian
Bruce Momjian
Bruce is Co-founder and Core Team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on PostgreSQL since 1996. He has been employed by EDB since 2006. He has spoken at many international open-source conferences and is the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts, published by Addison-Wesley.
Umair Shahid
Umair Shahid
Umair is PostgreSQL Code of Conduct Committee Chair and the Head of PostgreSQL at Percona and is based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He is a veteran of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, contributing to the community as well as driving commercial success. He is the principal organizer for Islamabad and Dubai PostgreSQL Users' Groups.
Gilles Darold
Gilles Darold
Gilles is a PostgreSQL expert and developer. He is involved in the world of PostgreSQL and Open Source for over 25 years and has worked on many different projects. He is also an expert in Oracle to PostgreSQL migrations and the creator of the well known tool Ora2Pg. Gilles started using PostgreSQL in 1995, and since then he has created some well known tools around PostgreSQL like pgBadger for log analysis, pgCluu for performance analysis or pgFormatter. He has also written various PostgreSQL extensions.
Andrey Borodin
Andrey Borodin
Andrey is an engineer, team lead of the open-source RDBMS development at Yandex.Cloud, Ph. D., Associate Professor at the Ural Federal University. He has been researching data indexing since 2008. He teaches at the Ural Federal University and Yandex School for Data Analysis. Andrey is the organizer of the Yekaterinburg database meetup.
Dmitry Romanoff
Eldad Farkash
Eldad is a serial entrepreneur, investor and big data thought leader. Prior to Firebolt, he founded Sisense Inc, a high growth analytics unicorn, served on its board of directors and as its CTO for 14 years. Eldad is a World Technology Awards fellow, and won the award in 2013 for his In-Chip technology invention.
Richard Yen
Shayon Sanyal
Shayon is a Principal Database Specialist Solutions Architect at AWS. His day job allows him to help AWS customers design scalable, secure, performant and robust database architectures in the AWS Cloud. Outside of work, you can find him hiking, traveling, or exploring the next hole-in-the-wall restaurant.
Dmitry Romanoff
Dmitry Romanoff
Dmitry is DevOps Data Tech Lead at at JFrog. He is an experienced, dedicated, and highly motivated DevOps Data Lead, Cloud Architect, and DBA. He has extensive experience in the design, development, implementation, and management of large, complex, high-performance, and mission-critical system/software/cloud-based solutions. Dmitry has been giving lectures at conferences and publishing articles and blogs.
Daniil Zakhlystov
Daniil is a software engineer at the Data platform department of CloudIL. He is also participating as a mentor in Google Summer of Code at the PostgreSQL Global Development Group. Daniil is one of the core maintainers of the WAL-G project - an archival restoration tool for PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB, MS SQL Server, GreenplumDB, and other databases.
Eyal Trabelsi
Eyal is an enthusiastic Software Engineer with a big passion for databases, scale, performance optimization and machine learning.

Abstracts Submission

Abstracts submission is closed
Submission deadline was June, 30, 2022.
Selected speakers are notifed.
Confirmed speakers will be offered a participation in "Speakers Dinner".
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Event Organization

PGDay Israel is organised by PostgreSQL Israel Community and follows the PostgreSQL community event guidelines.
Organizing Committee:
Talks Selection Committee: