Midsummer

Midsummer coming up tomorrow, which means no PostgreSQL hacking for me for a couple of days. (Don't know what midsummer actually means? Visit Sweden for it once, and you'll know..) Once it's over, it's just a couple of days left to the feature freeze...

I got hold of Palle regarding the ICU patch, and it looks like it'll be ready in time for the freeze. Minor things left, and then I'll have to fix up the win32 build issues (which [HTML_REMOVED]can[HTML_REMOVED] be done, as I've done it hackishly before).

The issues of SIGTERM-to-a-backend are back up for discussion. Unsurprisingly, my very hackish idea for a pg_terminate_backend() function based on a flag in shared memory is not going in. Let's just hope that Tom (or someone else, but I'll bet it's going to be Tom eventually) figures out what's bad with the current behaviour (as lock table corruption has been reported) and can get a proper fix in before 8.1.

And I'll not even get into the discussion about the server instrumentation functions at this time...

As for the rest of the open items, I have no idea.. There's a lot of good stuff there, I hope it all gets in.

Happy Midsummer!


Conferences

I speak at and organize conferences around Open Source in general and PostgreSQL in particular.

Upcoming

SCALE+PGDays
Mar 2-5, 2017
Pasadena, California, USA
Open Source Infrastructure @ SCALE
Mar 2, 2017
Pasadena, California, USA
Confoo Montreal 2017
Mar 8-10, 2017
Montreal, Canada
Nordic PGDay 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
pgDay.paris 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Paris, France
PGCon 2017
May 23-26, 2017
Ottawa, Canada

Past

FOSDEM + PGDay 2017
Feb 2-4, 2017
Brussels, Belgium
PGConf.Asia 2016
Dec 2-3, 2016
Tokyo, Japan
Berlin PUG
Nov 17, 2016
Berlin, Germany
PGConf.EU 2016
Nov 1-4, 2016
Tallinn, Estonia
Stockholm PUG 2016/5
Oct 25, 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
More past conferences