Fireside Chat: BDR - Advanced Clustering & Scaling for PostgreSQL

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 4pm UTC

Join an insightful session on the BDR - Advanced Clustering & Scaling for PostgreSQL - with Simon Riggs and Tom Kincaid on July 8, 2020. Learn how BDR is disrupting the PostgreSQL industry with its advanced features and deployment options.

The Fireside chat will present use cases of BDR, how different businesses are using the tool, the scale at which BDR can be used and much more.

The speakers will discuss:

  • What is BDR?
  • Why do enterprises need BDR?
  • How can BDR be used to scale your business?
  • Main use cases and features of BDR
  • Development history
  • Advanced features

and much more... 


Simon Riggs


Simon Riggs is the Founder and CEO of 2ndQuadrant. With more than 30 years of experience in the Database Technology industry, he is one of the few major developers and committers to the open source PostgreSQL project having contributed in every release to date. Simon has worked with enterprise-class database applications and uses his operational experience to contribute to many features of PostgreSQL’s internal design and usability. He is also co-author of the “PostgreSQL Administration Cookbook”. 


Tom Kincaid

General Manager North America

Tom Kincaid has been developing, deploying, and supporting Database Systems and Enterprise Software for over 25 years. He has overseen the design and delivery of numerous Postgres training solutions along with the deployment of PostgreSQL at both major Fortune 100 financial institutions and military facilities all over the world.
Teams under Tom's management have delivered major features that have since become part of PostgreSQL core. He has overseen the design and successful delivery of High Availability products for PostgreSQL and other types of databases. Tom is the founder of the Boston PostgreSQL Meetup group, which has grown to over 130 members in under 3 years.

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