A Week In Other Databases: IO in PostgreSQL: Past, Present, Future

Cool Cool Cool


A while back, the CMU Database group started hosting a series of database talks that gave the folks behind new and interesting databases a chance to talk about what they’re working on, why they built it, how they’re different from what’s around, and more.

I really enjoyed a bunch of them, and I think you might too, so this week I’m posting my favorite ones.

Thanks for reading!

Going Further


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The Building Blocks for Self-Driving PostgreSQL

Grand Bonne


I know what you’re thinking: Who cares about that free database?

Well, it’s not necessarily the Postgres part that you might care about, but more the fact that a third party is developing software to do what major vendors aren’t doing.

This sort of thing might come to SQL Server someday, and it probably should. The self-tuning features in Azure are ass.

Thanks for reading.

Going Further


If this is the kind of SQL Server stuff you love learning about, you’ll love my training. I’m offering a 75% discount on to my blog readers if you click from here. I’m also available for consulting if you just don’t have time for that and need to solve performance problems quickly.