Blog Blog

Day 2 Keynote Speaker Announced

Database pioneer, Dr. Michael Stonebraker to Deliver Day 2 Keynote at Postgres Vision

Photo of Michael Stonebraker

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Michael Stonebraker will deliver the day two keynote presentation at our fourth annual Postgres Vision conference in Boston. Dr. Stonebraker has been a pioneer of database research and technology for more than forty years. He was the main architect of the INGRES relational DBMS, and the object-relational DBMS, POSTGRES. These prototypes were developed at the University of California at Berkeley where Stonebraker was a Professor of Computer Science for twenty-five years.

Register now to save your seat for his talk, The Land Sharks are on the Squawk Box (Where Did Postgres Come From?)

This Turing Award talk intermixes a bicycle ride across America during the summer of 1988 with the design, construction, and commercialization of Postgres during the late ’80s and early ’90s. Striking parallels are observed, leading to a discussion of what it takes to build a new DBMS. Also, indicated are the roles that perseverance and serendipity played in both endeavors.

Register Now

More About Dr. Michael Stonebraker

  • More recently at M.I.T., he was a co-architect of the Aurora/Borealis stream processing engine, the C-Store column-oriented DBMS, the H-Store transaction processing engine, the SciDB array DBMS, and the Data Tamer data curation system. Presently he serves as Chief Technology Officer of Paradigm4 and Tamr, Inc.
  • Professor Stonebraker was awarded the ACM System Software Award in 1992 for his work on INGRES.  Additionally, he was awarded the first annual SIGMOD Innovation award in 1994 and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 1997.  He was awarded the IEEE John Von Neumann award in 2005 and the 2014 Turing Award and is presently an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at M.I.T, where he is co-director of the Intel Science and Technology Center focused on big data.

Keynote Speaker Announced

World Wide Web Inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee to Deliver Keynote at Postgres Vision

Photo of Tim Berners Lee

We are thrilled to announce that Tim Berners-Lee will deliver the keynote presentation at our fourth annual Postgres Vision conference in Boston. Named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Important People of the 20th Century,” one of the UK’s “100 Greatest Britons,” and one of the world’s “Most Influential Thinkers,” Sir Tim Berners-Lee created the most powerful communication medium in the world — the World Wide Web — and gave it to the world for free.

When Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, he saw a future no one else could have imagined and changed our lives forever. Now he is looking ahead to our next, new un-imagined future. What does that look like? What will it mean for your business and our society?

Register now to save your seat for his talk, “A Look Ahead Into the Future of Tech”.  

Sir Tim takes his audiences beyond the technology itself, for example – The Internet of Things, Future of Artificial Intelligence, The Next Web Paradigm Shift, The Power of Data, Impact of Security and Privacy on the Web and business and into the real transformative impact these technologies are having and will have in the years ahead.

Register Now

More About Sir Tim Berners-Lee

  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working as a software engineer at CERN, the large particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Sir Tim documented what was to become the World Wide Web with the submission of a proposal specifying a set of three fundamental technologies that remain the foundation of today’s Web: HTML, URL, and HTTP.
  • He also wrote the first Web page editor/browser (“WorldWideWeb”) and the first Web server (“?httpd“). By the end of 1990, the first Web page was served.
  • By 1991, people outside of CERN joined the new Web community, and in April 1993, CERN announced that the World Wide Web technology would be available for anyone to use on a royalty-free basis.
  • In 2007, Sir Tim recognized that the Web’s potential to empower people to bring about positive change remained unrealized by billions around the world. Announcing the formation of the World Wide Web Foundation, he once again confirmed his commitment to ensuring an open, free Web accessible and meaningful to all where people can share knowledge, access services, conduct commerce, participate in good governance and communicate in creative ways.
  • A graduate of Oxford University, Sir Tim teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a 3Com Founders Professor of Engineering and in a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at CSAIL. He is a professor in the Electronics and Computer Science Department at the University of Southampton, UK, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and author of Weaving the Web and many other publications.

Join Our Training Day at Postgres Vision 2019

Deploying EDB Postgres Containers with OpenShift and Docker

Join us for Postgres Vision, June 24-26 in Boston, MA, for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to dive deep into Postgres technology.

We’ll kick off our conference on Monday, June 24th, with a full-day training class: Deploying EDB Postgres Containers with OpenShift and Docker. This unique training opportunity will take place at the conference venue.

Date: June 24th, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pmET

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA

Designed for DBAs, Developers and Architects, this training will help you understand multitenant architecture. You’ll learn how to deploy, manage and use EDB Containers with Kubernetes, and see a live demo of how EDB Containers provide highly available, resilient and scalable EDB Postgres Clusters.

Check out our training day agenda and buy your training day & conference pass bundle.

For a limited time, EDB is offering the training day & conference pass bundle for only $449.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.

Postgres Vision 2019 Early Bird Registration Now Open

We are delighted to announce that Postgres Vision 2019 will take place from June 24-26 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. Join us to discover how you can reduce risk and become a smarter, more productive business with Postgres.

This powerful Enterprise Postgres conference is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to connect, collaborate, and network with Postgres thought leaders from around the globe. Expert presentations and keynotes will offer best practices for taking ‘Postgres Everywhere’—on-premises, public and private cloud, and containers.

Additionally, the conference will offer hands-on workshops conducted by some of the most recognized and respected Postgres experts in the world. Sessions will cover emerging topics in the Postgres Community, DBA and Developer trends, and winning success stories from real-world customers.

Postgres Vision 2019 Early Bird registration open today. Register now for only $199 for a limited time.

We hope you can join us in Boston.