Антон Нечеухин

Miro

Technical QA lead

Tool as code: testing Postgres

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At the master class, we will learn how to execute fast load tests of Postgres databases: optimizing database configurations, data structure, indexes, OS settings, etc. To do this, we will create a code, build the infrastructure for the test from it and will do the test. As a result, we get a flexible tool in the code to which you can attach any monitoring, and for which you don't have to pay a lot of money, because the environment is created in 7 minutes in an empty AWS account and destroyed after test

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Ivan Panchenko

Postgres Professional

Deputy Director General

JSON use cases

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In this tutorial, we will solve several programming problems using JSON functionality that extends SQL capabilities and virtually turns a relational database into an almost ready-to-use application server. :)
We will learn how to use aggregates, both standard and custom, as well as review possible benefits of JSON recursive structure.

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Gregory Smolkin

Postgres Professional

Maintenance Engineer

Database backup with pg_probackup

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pg_probackup is a flexible tool that allows choosing the backup strategy depending on the write load of the PostgreSQL cluster, as well as offers a number of other features that can facilitate this vital aspect of database maintenance. In this tutorial, we will see how to apply this tool in practice.

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Pavel Stehule

The possibilities of profiling plpgsql code - available tools

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I like stored procedures - it is great technology. But like any other technologies it allows to write not well optimized code. It is not easy to write optimized code, sql statements in complex large applications. On second hand, there are some tools, that can be used very easily, that can help. Postgres has built-in tracking functions possibility. There are PLProfiler and plpgsql_check. With these tools is easy work to detect slow part of applications.With this knowledge, the fix of performance issue is less magic.

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Максим Милютин

Ozon

Ведущий разработчик ПО

Patroni and Stolon: Installation and failure processing

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Patroni and Stolon are two of the most popular and advanced solutions for orchestrating PostgreSQL and ensuring auto-failover for clusters with the Leader-Followers configuration. However, engineers who migrate from good old tools like Corosync&Pacemaker or built-in solutions of other DBMS often run into issues when installing these tools and figuring out the purpose of each component.
In this tutorial, we will go through a typical installation procedure of Patroni and Stolon clusters on virtual machines (not in containers), as well as review their behavior in case of various infrastructure failures. The whole process will be demonstrated on three vagrant virtual machines with pre-built images. You can follow along on your own system if you set up the required environment.

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Игорь Косенков

Postgres Professional

Администратор БД

Deploying a fault-tolerant PostgreSQL cluster on pacemaker

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Corosync & pacemaker is a well known solution for creating fault-tolerant clusters. Such clusters can contain 3 working nodes or 2 working nodes and one voting-only node. The cluster can be deployed on physical or virtual servers.

This tutorial will demonstrate the process of installation and tuning of a PostgreSQL fault-tolerant cluster. You will learn that it is not so difficult as seems to be from the first glance.

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Álvaro Hernández

OnGres

Kubernetes crash course for Postgres DBAs

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Kubernetes is the new way of deploying software, programmatically, on almost any infrastructure (be it cloud or on-prem). But is a complex beast. How to get started? How to dive deeper? What are the specific best-practices and special hints for Postgres DBAs dealing with Kubernetes? Join this half-day tutorial to learn, practically, among other topics:

  • How to quickly get started with Kubernetes
  • Manage storage
  • Manage services, networking and ingress/egress
  • How to make Postgres cloud-native in Kubernetes
  • Do a show-run of existing Postgres operators, including Zalando, CrunchyData and StackGres.

This tutorial is very practical. BYOL! (Bring Your Own Laptop). With Kubernetes installed! (check microk8s, minikube or k3s if you don’t have any installed.

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Alexander Liubushkin

LLC "FORS Telecom"

CTO

Rustam Abdrakhimov

LLC "FORS Telecom"

Leading Expert

Development of WEB-applications for Postgres using the new tool - Live Universal Interface (LUI)

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Will be demonstrated in the master-class the following: 1). The benefits of declarative programming. Rapid creation of complex LUI-forms using only SQL. 2). Support for long transactions and automatic locks. An example of a wizard with a record directly in the database. 3). The multilingual fields and columns. Rapid inclusion of multilingualism in existing forms. 4). Control the coloring of data in fields and columns of the form. Typical examples. 5). Live search in input fields using the example of address input. 6). How to configure the LUI to enter and display of application-specific data. 7). Design form Master Detail with retrieving data from two different databases. 8). How end-user builds of complex data queries without using SQL.


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Christopher Travers

Adjust GmbH

Head of Database

Extending PostgreSQL in C: A Tutorial

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PostgreSQL is one of the most readily extensible databases in the world. Custom data types, aggregations, functions, and more can be easily and safely written in C.

This hands-on tutorial covers the basics of writing functions, data types, and aggregates in C. It is recommended (though not strictly required) that bring their own laptops and be prepared to actually try the exercises.

Topics covered include: 1. The PostgreSQL type system 2. Creating a simple custom type in C 3. Common errors for non-C programmers 4. Creating a simple aggregate in C

There will be many opportunities for questions and discussion through the tutorial.

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Anton Doroshkevich

InfoSoft

Chief Information Officer

PostgreSQL configuration master class for 1C

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You will have a fascinating journey through PostgreSQL settings. We will talk about that with 1C not so or on the contrary so that under it it is necessary to adjust specially DBMS. We will discuss approaches to testing the speed of 1C. Consider the various options for backup schemes and fault tolerance. In the process, we will compare the speed of 1C on PostgreSQL configured by default with the speed of 1C configured for PostgreSQL. Also, we will create a replica of PostgreSQL, and switch to it the 1C Server "live", see what users will see 1C during this operation. And a separate block will be devoted to Postgres Pro Enterprise Edition, how the use of its advantages affects the speed of 1C.

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