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1 July 2014


Djangocon 2014 US CFP Closes Soon

Just a reminder that the Djangocon US 2014 Call for Proposals ends July 15, 2014… we would love your talks and tutorials!

11 June 2014


The Djangocon US 2014 Call for Proposals is open!

As program chair this year, I am very pleased to announce that the Call for Proposals for Djangocon US 2014 is now open! It only runs through the end of June, so be sure to get them in promptly!

11 March 2014


“The Worst Day of Your Life” at Nordic PostgreSQL Day 2014

I’ll be presenting “The Worst Day of Your Life” (dealing with major PostgreSQL disasters) at Nordic PostgreSQL Day 2014. My first trip to Scandinavia!

27 February 2014


“Really, Really Fast Django” at Djangocon EU

I’ll be presenting “Really, Really Fast Django” at Djangocon EU. Do come! It’s on a private island!

1 February 2014


“The Worst Day of Your Life” at FOSDEM PgDay 2014

FOSDEM PgDay 2014 was not, in fact, the worst day of my life; it was a great deal of fun. However, the slides from my presentation, The Worst Day of Your Life, dealing with PostgreSQL disasters, are now available.

28 January 2014


“JSON in PostgreSQL” at SCALE 12x

I’ll be presenting “JSON in PostgreSQL” at SCALE 12x in Los Angeles on Friday, February 21, 2014. Do come!

26 January 2014


“PostgreSQL Proficiency for Python People” at PyCon 2014

I’ll be giving a tutorial at PyCon 2014 in MontrĂ©al. Register early and often!

14 January 2014


django-pglocks 1.0.2 released

django-pglocks 1.0.2 has been pushed out. This fixes a bug that Aymeric Augustin found that keep a lock from being properly released. He also contributed a test framework to it… many thanks to him for that!

7 January 2014


Speaking at FOSDEM 2014

I’ll be speaking at FOSDEM 2014 in Brussels! I’ll be giving two talks:

1 December 2013


PostgreSQL Replication Bug

There’s a very unpleasant replication issue in version 9.0.14, 9.1.10, 9.2.5, 9.3.0 and 9.3.1 of PostgreSQL. Be sure to read the linked wiki entry carefully; it can result in silent data corruption on secondary servers in replication sets.

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