Postgres Build 2021 Conference to Feature Leading PostgreSQL Experts

EDB to Host Free Virtual Event for PostgreSQL Users in Europe

Date -2021-11-18 Location - BEDFORD, Mass. EDB, a leading contributor to PostgreSQL®, today released the full speaker lineup for Postgres® Build 2021, a two-day annual event taking place virtually on November 30 and December 1. This year’s conference will bring together the world’s leading PostgreSQL experts, enterprise users, community members, and thought leaders to explore all things PostgreSQL. All conference sessions will happen between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm GMT. Registration for Postgres Build is free.

“Postgres Build 2021 remains the leading enterprise-focused event for Postgres users in Europe,” said Simon Riggs, Postgres Fellow with EDB. “From replication consistency and high availability to migrating legacy databases to Postgres, Postgres Build 2021 will inform and educate users on the most pressing issues in the Postgres ecosystem to help decision makers successfully drive database modernization in the enterprise.”

Tracks and agenda

Postgres Build 2021 will feature three tracks covering the use of PostgreSQL in the enterprise, PostgreSQL tools and features, and PostgreSQL use cases. Speakers represent leading organizations, such as the British Geological Survey, the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing in India, and the National Open and Distance University (UNAD).

Session highlights include:

  • Bruce Momjian, vice president, Postgres evangelist, EDB, will begin the two-day event with a talk about the PostgreSQL open source project, the challenges it faces, and how the community can plan ahead to avoid them. 
  • Marc Linster, CTO, EDB, will kick off the second day with a talk on the challenges around moving databases to the cloud. Linster will discuss options for Postgres in the cloud with a focus on Kubernetes and DBaaS and juxtapose EDB Cloud Native Postgres with BigAnimal™, EDB’s fully managed database service.
  • Dr. Michael Stonebraker, Postgres pioneer, Turing Award winner, and MIT professor, will deliver the closing talk on day two, focusing on the importance and implications of cloud, SaaS, and DBaaS deployment considerations for future PostgreSQL database management.
  • A customer panel will feature executives Rick Malon of Ericsson Canada and Martin Schmitter of RWE Germany.

View the full agenda for Postgres Build 2021. 


About EDB

EDB provides enterprise-class software and services that enable organizations to harness the full power of Postgres, the world’s leading open source database. With offices worldwide, EDB serves more than 1,500 customers, including leading financial services, government, media and communications and information technology organizations. As one of the leading contributors to the vibrant and fast-growing Postgres community, EDB is committed to driving technology innovation. With deep database expertise, EDB ensures high availability, reliability, security, 24x7 global support and advanced professional services, both on premises and in the cloud. This empowers enterprises to control risk, manage costs and scale efficiently. For more information, visit


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