PGCon2014 - Final Release

PGCon 2014
The PostgreSQL Conference

Álvaro Hernández Tortosa

Álvaro is a software developer and entrepreneur based in Madrid, Spain. Open source supporter, he is a passionate geek about PostgreSQL, Java and the AWS cloud.

Álvaro is a 35 year-old IT entrepreneur, founder of a couple of software tech companies (Wizzbill and NOSYS). He's a DBA and Java developer at NOSYS (, a company developing products for PostgreSQL, Java and AWS. He is also the founder and CEO of Wizzbill, a startup that offers smartphone/web products and services to help mobile phone users save money on their phone bill.

He is a passionate software developer and open source advocate. He started developing with PostgreSQL more than 10 years ago. He's an experienced instructor in several computer-related fields such as security, programming and, of course, PostgreSQL databases. He is a developer and trainer in Java, PostgreSQL, Linux and AWS Cloud. Specifically, he's a certified instructor of courses such as "Java Specialist Master Course" (, "Advanced PostgreSQL Administration" or "PostgreSQL for Java Developers". As of today, Álvaro focuses his daily job on developing innovative middleware products for PostgreSQL and databases.

Álvaro is currently based in Madrid, Spain. He's a Telecommunication Engineer (Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain) and also studied abroad at the University of Austin Texas. He considers himself as a geek and learn-aholic person, but passionate too about all sports, specially triathlon and skiing.


aht at nosys dot es