Conference Schedule - PGCon 2020

Nikolay Samokhvalov

Twitter: @postgresmen

  • PostgreSQL user since 2005,
  • Postgres consultant (2007-10 in Russia; since 2016 in the U.S.),
  • briefly a hacker (XML data type and functions released in 8.3, 2008),
  • long-term community activist (co-founded #RuPostgres in 2007, relaunched in 2015, 2200+ members on, member of program committees of Highload++, BackendConf,, PGIBZ),
  • built and sold 3 social networks, Postgres being the main DBMS in each,
  • founder of helping companies boost development processes and improve product-to-market delivery speed via using thin cloning and smart CI/CD and SQL optimization tools.