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Wednesday, June 26 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Keynote: The Land Sharks are on the Squawk Box (Where Did Postgres Come From?)

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This Turing Award talk intermixes a bicycle ride across America during the summer of 1988 with the design, construction and commercialization of Postgres during the late 80’s and early ‘90’s. Striking parallels are observed, leading to a discussion of what it takes to build a new DBMS. Also, indicated are the roles that perseverance and serendipity played in both endeavors.

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Dr. Michael Stonebraker

Chief Technology Officer of Paradigm4 and Tamr, Inc., Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at M.I.T and co-director of the Intel Science and Technology Center
Dr. Stonebraker has been a pioneer of database research and technology for more than forty years. He was the main architect of the INGRES relational DBMS, and the object-relational DBMS, POSTGRES. These prototypes were developed at the University of California at Berkeley where Stonebraker... Read More →

Wednesday June 26, 2019 8:30am - 9:45am EDT
Grand Ballroom: General Session Hall The Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton St, Boston, MA, 02199