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Re: PGDay.EU 2009 - Call for lighting talks

From: Hans-Juergen Schoenig <hs(at)cybertec(dot)at>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PGDay.EU 2009 - Call for lighting talks
Date: 2009-10-02 12:30:05
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sure, squeezing is no problem at all.
lightening talks are not about details anyway.
so, all of them are nicely compressable into 5 minutes or less.

especially the semantic thing might be interesting for people. it is 
something totally new.

    hans



David Fetter wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 12:13:05PM +0200, Hans-Juergen Schoenig wrote:
>   
>> hi dave,
>>
>> here are some suggestions:
>>
>> Artificial intelligence PostgreSQL:
>> We use PostgreSQL to run database driven neural networks as well as
>> classification algorithms for a leading edge application.  Our
>> neural networks are running directly inside PostgreSQL. This shows
>> that PostgreSQL is not just a database but a wonderful development
>> environment as well.
>>     
>
> Are you sure you can redo this from scratch as a lightning talk?
>
> You'll bomb if you just try to compress a 45-minute presentation into
> the lightning talk format.
>
>   
>> Full-Text-Indexing:
>> We use PostgreSQL to run a full-text price search engine.
>>     
>
> Neat! :)
>
>   
>> PostgreSQL modifications:
>> We are porting industrial applications from Informix to PostgreSQL.
>> The goal is to run entire factories using PostgreSQL.
>>     
>
> Of this extensive subject, what can you do in lightning talk format?
> Maybe something more specific and attention-grabbing than the general
> "Porting from $proprietary_db," which is generally a 45-minute
> minimum, and a half-day seminar or longer is not unknown.
>
> Cheers,
> David.
>   


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