Open Source Highlight 2011: PostgreSQL Conference Europe Announces Opening Keynote by Ram Mohan, EVP and CTO of Afilias

Date -2011-10-04 EnterpriseDB Corporation Signs on as Exclusive Platinum Sponsor 

PARIS, France – October 4, 2011 –  PostgreSQL Europe today announced that Ram Mohan, EVP and CTO of Afilias, will be delivering the opening keynote at PostgreSQL Conference Europe on 19 October.  Afilias is the leading global Internet infrastructure and registry services provider and relies on PostgreSQL databases for their mission critical infrastructure.  Ram will share with the audience how the decision for open source paved the way for the company’s success. PostgreSQL Conference Europe is taking place 18-21 October at the Hotel CASA400 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

In addition to Mohan’s keynote, other luminaries of the open source community as well as the business community will address topics ranging from internals discussions moderated by leading developers to end-user case studies from small companies and large multinational corporations and government organizations including: Bruce Momjiam, co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, EnterpriseDB, Magnus Hagander, Redpill Linpro and Dave Page, EnterpriseDB, all three members of the PostgreSQL Core Team, Guillaume Lelarge, CTO of Dalibo and Simon Riggs, CTO of 2nd Quadrant, both long-time contributors to the PostgreSQL community, Vincent Picavet, PostGIS contributor and co-founder of Oslandia, Gavin M. Roy, CTO of and Selena Deckelmann, major contributor to PostgreSQL and founder of Postgres Open and Open Source Bridge. The conference offers multiple parallel tracks and sessions in English and French. There will be PostgreSQL training sessions on October 18, the day prior to the opening day.

The broad range of technical topics continues the PostgreSQL tradition of creating a conference that attracts a diverse attendance, from DBAs already using PostgreSQL or considering doing so, to PostgreSQL contributors, application developers, and decision-makers seeking to evaluate alternatives to proprietary databases. EnterpriseDB is the exclusive Platinum sponsor of PostgreSQL Conference Europe, continuing its commitment and support of the PostgreSQL open source community.

About PostgreSQL Conference Europe

PostgreSQL Conference Europe is organized by PostgreSQL Europe. PostgreSQL is the leading open source database system, with a global community of thousands of users and contributors and dozens of companies and organizations. The PostgreSQL Project builds on 25 years of engineering, starting at the University of California, Berkeley, and has an unmatched pace of development today. PostgreSQL's mature feature set not only matches top proprietary database systems, but also exceeds them in advanced database features, extensibility, security and stability. Learn more about PostgreSQL and participate in our community at

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