PGCon2014 - 20140704

PGCon 2014
The PostgreSQL Conference

Alexander Korotkov

Alexander Korotkov uses PostgreSQL a lot during his work in various projects like: * State Duma web site (lower chamber of Russian parliament) * Internet service of human DNA analysis (in general, Russian analogue of 23andme.com) * Federal insurance portal

Alexander is major contributor of PostgreSQL. He developed PostgreSQL features: index search by regular expression, GIN compression and fast scan, fast GiST index build and some others. Alexander has PhD degree in computer science. His PhD thesis was based on his PostgreSQL contribution. He has participated in Google Summer of Code program as a student and now it is his second year as mentor.