PGConference Nepal - 2023

talks and workshop sessions

Talk by Alexander Burtsev
Featured Speaker

PostgreSQL backup overview for DBA and programmers

Alexander Burtsev

How to start career as an DBMS developer and understand issues of backup tools with real examples from every day routine of our development team.

Talk will focus on following:
Why backups are important?
Why replica is not backup?
Recognize use-cases for logical and physical replications
The cost of lost data
Developing a simple QA script for automatization DBA routine
Backups approaches, incremental copies to speed up your backups
Backup round-trip: compression and concurrency
Where DBMS developer career starts if you like security and accuracy
How different backup tools resolve trilemma: backup, speed up backup round-trip, restore faster and accurate
Where is the simplest path to start contributing in Open Source?
Where the magic never ends for programmers.

About Speaker:

Alexander works as Lead Technical Product Manager of backup systems, compression and cryptography algorithms at Postgres Professional.
My career started as a system programmer in C/C++ and QA-automation in 2006. He has designed and implemented architecture of a famous sports and economics news media in Russia. Also, He developed and launched more 10 startups in advertising, finance, ecommerce and blockchain fields.
Speaking about Postgres Pro, he prefer to dive deeper into backup and disaster recovery of DBMS. He manages pg_probackup community and maintain Testgres - the project for simplifying automation DBA scenarios using Python.

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2023 May 11 (Thu) ~ 12 (Fri)

@Dhulikhel, Nepal

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Event Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors
Worldlink Communication CLEVERO
Media Partner
Living with ICT
Supported by
Kathmandu University UGC Nepal
Key Dates
CFP Deadline : March 24, 2023
Notification of Acceptance : March 30, 2023
Registration Open : April 1, 2023
Registration Open for pre-conference training: March 20, 2023