How does PostgreSQL actually work? by Peter Eisentraut

Wednesday, November 16 at 10:20-11:15

From query to disk and back again -- A tour of what actually happens inside PostgreSQL. We'll cover:

  • clients and servers
  • libpq API
  • frontend/backend protocol
  • parsing
  • rewriting
  • planning
  • execution
  • function calls
  • storage management
  • WAL logging

About the Speaker

Peter has been a contributor to PostgreSQL development since 1999.  He is a committer, core team member, and is involved in many aspects of the community.

He works at 2ndQuadrant, a global service and support provider for PostgreSQL

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 21:00