Simon Riggs

2ndQuadrant, CTO

Simon Riggs is CTO of 2ndQuadrant, a Major Developer and Committer on the PostgreSQL open soutrce database project and Technical Coordinator of the AXLE project for Big Data. Simon has 25 years experience as a scientific researcher, systems software developer and solution architect for large database systems.

Talk Title: 
Practical PostgreSQL
Talk Abstract: 

A look at how and where the PostgreSQL advanced open source database is being used in European science and industry, for both big and small data, with discussion of how things are changing over time. Talk includes a look at the various requirements big data imposes for various use cases and how we currently copeĀ  with these challenges. We also discuss the AXLE project and its impact and importance in various industries.