Jan Karremans

A day with Postgres

Jan Karremans
JK-Consult

I guess by now, we have all heard of Postgres in some shape or form...

But, what is Postgres, where did it come from and where is it heading? Why is Postgres relevant for a Developer and how does it play a role in today’s data management eco-system?

Challenges ranging from BigData initiatives to highly available infrastructures, from performance analysis to containerization. Get a high-level to deep dive impression of this versatile data management engine that is storming the world today and why it makes sense to invest a little time here.

A comprehensive day full of impressions, knowledge and insights into Postgres and how it fits in your DevOps and CI/CD or microservices initiatives!


Informacije o predavanju / Information

Jezik / Language: ENG


O Avtorju / About author

Jan Karremans is Senior Sales Engineer for the DACH region as well as Director of Sales Engineering in EMEA, overseeing a team of engineers providing in-depth insights and consultancy on the deployment and management of EDB Postgres databases. With over 20 years of experience in the database market and a former qualified Oracle ACE, Jan is a well respected expert in relational database technologies, speaking regularly at Oracle User Group events around the world and at Postgres User Group events across Europe.

He began his career working as a systems administrator running a Datapoint Mainframe at a medical facility for the Royal Dutch Army. While there Jan supported the switch to Oracle Database 7.1 on a Micro VAX 3100, which began his involvement with the Oracle Database. Subsequently, he participated in the development and deployment of a database platform for healthcare administration, called Ecaris, which was developed on a Rapid Webapplication Development framework, similar to Oracle APEX. On a parallel track in his career, Jan moved into sales and consultancy as Business Development Manager for New Zealand based and operated Dbvisit. At the company he developed sales campaigns to drive demand for its innovative software that protects data in Oracle Standard Edition databases. Prior to joining EnterpriseDB Jan was director of operations for Portrix, where he was responsible for all IT operations and specifically for running Portrix GPM software. In his scarce free time Jan enjoys traveling the country-side with his charming wife, preferably in a good size RV or ride his bright red Honda VF700C Super Magna into the sunset. For more information about Jan Karremans, please visit: http://jk-consult.nl/about/
  • # Database
  • # Postgres