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Re: PostgreSQL Certification

From: Jean-Paul Argudo <jean-paul(at)argudo(dot)org>
To: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL Certification
Date: 2008-02-03 08:49:44
Message-ID: 47A58028.5080507@argudo.org (view raw or flat)
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Hi all,

First of all, thanks to Josuah to start this usefull and long time
waited project :-)

Oleg Bartunov wrote :
> Can you show us the goals of the PostgreSQL Certification ?

To me, there are two things Id like to be "PostgreSQL Certified":

 - individuals
 - companies

Id really prefer my company be certified by the community rather than by
a company, despite the full respect I have in SRA's engagement in
PostgreSQL and that we all know their contributions.

> I always voted for the united PostgreSQL Certification program (amin,
> developer) we could promote with the help of commercial companies.

Count on us (Dalibo) and us (PostgreSQLFr non-profit).

> In my opinion, common certificate, valid in all countries will be much more
> useful than buttons.

Definitely. We discussed the topic at Prato. We were talking there about
it could be a project inside PostgreSQL-Europe.

I'd be more than happy if this could be a Worldwide project instead.

> We have several good authors who can be sponsored
> to write certification courses with the help of developers.

Yes, I think so. Dalibo could contribute too, on its own. I know some of
the non-profit that can contribute too.

> On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Hey guys,
> 
> Myself and a small team of PostgreSQL contributors have started a new
> community project for PostgreSQL Certification. It is just launching
> but we wanted to get it out there so that people can join in on the
> discussion now :).
> 
> For more information please visit:
> http://www.postgresqlcertification.org/
> Joshua D. Drake

Thanks for such a good initiative, Josuah:

«Your subscription request has been received..»: let's talk about this
in the mailing-list :)

Cheers,

-- 
Jean-Paul Argudo
www.PostgreSQLFr.org
www.Dalibo.com



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