How does PostgreSQL actually work?

Peter Eisentraut, Member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Core-Team

Tue. Oct. 3, 2017 6:30pm   -   NYC
Free food, beer, drinks, swag, fun & lots more!

Peter Eisentraut

Member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Core-Team

How does PostgreSQL actually work?

From query to disk and back again - this event will be a tour of what actually happens inside PostgreSQL!

We will cover:

  • Clients and servers
  • libpq API
  • Frontend-backend protocol
  • Parsing
  • Rewriting
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Function calls
  • Storage management
  • WAL logging
  • ...and lots more!

Peter Eisentraut

Member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Core-Team

Peter Eisentraut is a member of the core team of the PostgreSQL project and has been a major code contributor to PostgreSQL since 1999. He is also a PostgreSQL developer and consultant at 2ndQuadrant.