PostgreSQL Graphic Tools Developper Meeting 2017

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  • Date : October 24th, 2017
  • Place : PG Conference Europe 2017 @ Warsaw Marriott Hotel in Warsaw, Poland
  • RSVP :
  • Registration : Closed
  • Sponsor : PostgreSQL Europe
  • Organizers : Damien Clochard, Leo Cossic and the PostgreSQL Europe Board


Agenda : The schedule bellow is temporary, chances are it'll slightly change.

09:00-09:30 - Welcoming participants and coffee/tea time

09:30-12:00 - Introduction - developers will have has 10 minutes to introduces there project, objectives, needs, etc

12:00-13:30 - Lunch break (sponsored by PGEU)

13:30-14:30 - Either keep on presenting developers and projects or Work in small groups of same interests

14:30-15:00 - Coffee break / Tea time

15:00-17:00 - Work in small groups

17:00 - Everyone is free to leave, the meeting's presumed to be over, but people can stay and keep on exchanging ideas and concerns or else.

19:00 - Dinner (optional and not sponsored)


Organizers' topic suggestions:

  • How can we organize ourselves to keep in touch with each other and take actions after the meeting?
  • Additional PostgreSQL information: total RAM usage (from memory contexts), progress reporting
  • Ease of enabling query monitoring (pg_stat_statements), plan monitoring
  • Exchanging ideas on UI/UX Design
  • Client based tools vs web based

Topic suggestions from developers (included in the registration form):

  • Optimizing KEXI (MS Access-like tools) for PostgreSQL, joining forces with the PostgreSQL community
  • Making PostgreSQL more accessible for newcomers.
  • User centered design best practices, importance of user research, role of design for open source products.
  • Working with advanced PostgreSQL features in UI tools.
  • I am mainly interested in joining workshops.
  • Additional PostgreSQL information: total RAM usage (from memory contexts), progress reporting
  • Ease of enabling query monitoring (pg_stat_statements), plan monitoring.
  • Talking about interoperability & Exchanging ideas on UI/UX Design.
  • Developing comunity standards for management and monitoring tools and their interoperablity.
  • More common APIs/Functions in core like pg_get_viewdef, Client based tools vs web based.


We have 18 attendees for now, including developers from various projects such as: KEXI, Postico (PostgreSQL GUI for macOS), pgAdmin4, DBeaver, SQL Tabs, pg_view, PostgreSQL Dashboard, PostgreSQL Studio, pgDevOps, Patroni, temBoard, pg_activity, PgBadger.

Here's the list of every attendees: Bruce Momjian, Jaroslaw Staniek, Jakob Egger, Dave Page, Serge Rider, Joe Conway, Sasha Aliashkevich, Oleksii Kliukin, Damien Clochard, Oleg Bartunov, Ivan Panchenko, Jim Mlodgenski, Andrew Khitrin, Alexander Kukushkin, Jan Mussler, Julien Tachoires, Pierre Giraud and Gilles Darold.

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