Craig Kerstiens presents the history of Postgres, the basics of developing with Postgres, notes on its performance, and tips on querying it.
Craig Kerstiens is a product guy at Heroku. He writes code in Python, works with startups, and solves problems.
Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web. Strange Loop was created in 2009 by software developer Alex Miller and is now run by a team of St. Louis-based friends and developers under Strange Loop LLC, a for-profit but not particularly profitable venture.