Thursday, October 24, 2013

Query Planning Gone Wrong: The Video

If you missed my talk on Query Planning Gone Wrong at PGCon and Postgres Open, but you'd still like to hear it, videos of both versions of the presentation are available on YouTube.  Here's me giving the talk the first time, at PGCon, and here I am giving it again, at PG Open.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Parallelism Progress

For the last several months, I have been spending a large percentage of my time trying to bring parallelism to PostgreSQL.  Previous blog posts on the future direction of PostgreSQL development have often mentioned this as a priority, although the top spot has usually been reserved for materialized views, a feature which now exists in PostgreSQL 9.3 and which has been improved in PostgreSQL 9.4.  My colleague at EnterpriseDB, Kevin Grittner, is continuing to work on further improvements in that area.  But my focus is on parallelism.  So, how's that going?