PGDay Israel 2021

5th Annual Online PostgreSQL Conference in Israel

October 07, 2021

The only event in MEA recognised under the PostgreSQL community event guidelines and is directly helping the PostgreSQL community
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

Registration is closed

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PGDay Israel 2021 Program

Welcome Notes
Michael Goldberg, PostgreSQL Project Code of Conduct Committee member, PostgreSQL Israel Community
KEYNOTE Will Postgres Live Forever?
Bruce Momjian, Co-founder and Core Team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, EDB
Using WAL-G in high-availability setups
Andrey Borodin, Yandex
PARTNER TALK Awide Platform - a new industry vision of PostgreSQL management and monitoring
Emil Shkolnik, Awide
Scaling the Wall of Text: Logging Best Practices in PostgreSQL
Richard Yen, EDB
KEY NOTE What's new in PostgreSQL 14
Ivan Panchenko, Postgres Professional
Coffee break
Fix your Strings in PostgreSQL
Francesco Tisiot, Aiven
SUPPORTER TALK Accelerating CI/CD Pipelines by 10x with one-touch
Maxim Levin, BuildBen
Event closure
Changes could be applied to the event program

PGDay Israel 2021 would not be possible without our Sponsors

Awide Labs
Awide Labs provides PostgreSQL vendor services in Israel. Beyond the regular consulting company capabilities we offer in-depth knowledge of the product entire processes and their dependencies, the ability to provide the resolution of the product based issues in the shortest period. Our excellent know-how is based on many years of experience in PostgreSQL management and designing high load production systems. We offer 24X7 support for critical production systems. Our PostGIS competency center offers our clients the most professional solutions for GIS applications. Our goal is to develop product expertise and promote the wide usage of PostgreSQL in Israel.

Awide Labs
BuildBen is a Multi-Cloud CI/CD booster that reduces pipeline run time from 60 to 5 minutes with one touch by automatically parallelizing existing build & testing tools across multiple Docker (or VM) containers.
The technology is automatic and seamless, requires no changes to code or tools, and works with all CI/CDs and instruments such as Maven, NodeJS, Selenium, SonarQube, Python and etc. Auto-scaling on K8S /OpenShift /AWS as well as other cloud environments makes it efficient and easy to use. BuildBen supports Windows, macOS, Linux and can run bare-metal.

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.
Bruce Momjian
Ivan Panchenko
Ivan is Co-Founder and Deputy CEO at Postgres Professional - PostgreSQL vendor in Russia. Since 1996 Ivan works on developing high performance business applications, started using PostgreSQL in 1998. Previously worked as Head of Content Projects development in Rambler Internet Holding, Development Director in Stack Group, Director of Technology in the Moy Mir social network (one of Mail.Ru projects).
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.
Francesco Tisiot
Francesco Tisiot
Francesco comes from Verona, Italy and works as a Developer Advocate at Aiven. With his many years of experience as a data engineer, he has stories to tell and advice for data-wranglers everywhere. Francesco loves sharing knowledge with others as a speaker and writer, and is on a mission to defend the world from bad Italian food!
Richard Yen
Richard Yen
Richard has been using PostgreSQL since v. 7.4 in 2003. He is a Principal Support Engineer at EnterpriseDB, providing technical support to DBAs and developers around the world, and works with many clients ranging from private corporations to government organizations and financial institutions.
Maxim Levin
Maxim Levin
Maxim is the CEO & Co-Founder at BuildBen (supporter of the event) and software engineer with over 10 years of DevOps & Software Development experience. Previously developed and launched over 40 projects and services on the enterprise scale.

Sponsorship Opportunity

PGDay Israel 2021 Sponsorship program applications closed.
Please contact us for more information regarding the next events. We look forward to working with you next year!
The funds raised for PGDay Israel events goes directly to expenses of the conference.
Any proceeds will be kept for supporting next PGDay Israel conferences and local community events.

Event Organization

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