PGCon2009 - Final Release

PGCon 2009
The PostgreSQL Conference

Selena Deckelmann

Selena Deckelmann works for End Point Corporation from her home in Portland, OR, where she is a PostgreSQL and Perl consultant. She is part of a volunteer group based in Portland that is reviving structured performance testing for PostgreSQL. The group is made up of students, professors and professionals in the area, all interested in database technology.

She is the User Group Liaison for the PostgreSQL Global Development Group. She currently leads PDXPUG, a PostgreSQL Users Group, and has helped start a programming group, Code-n-Splode, whose goal is to get more women involved in open source. She is also program chair of a grass-roots open source conference, Open Source Bridge ( In her spare time, she collects eggs from her chickens, gardens and occasionally mixes drinks for her local Perl Mongers group.