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Wednesday, December 1 • 1:40pm - 2:20pm
When less is more -- Scaling Postgres without breaking the bank

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When an application scales up, the underlying database often needs to be tweaked to keep up with the incoming demand. Intuitively sysadmins and database admins scale up the hardware and tune configuration parameters to meet higher demand. Unfortunately, it's not always the case that more hardware and resources will lead to better performance. In this talk, we'll cover why scaling up isn't just about putting in more money and proportionally allocating more resources.

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Richard Yen

Principal Support Engineer, EDB
Richard has been using PostgreSQL since v. 7.4 in 2003. He is a Principal Support Engineer at EnterpriseDB, providing technical support to DBAs and developers around the world, and works with many clients ranging from private corporations to government organizations and financial... Read More →

Wednesday December 1, 2021 1:40pm - 2:20pm GMT