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Reminder: June meeting this Thursday

From: gabrielle <gorthx(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Postgresql PDX_Users <pdxpug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Reminder: June meeting this Thursday
Date: 2012-06-18 23:23:11
Message-ID: CAHRs-_d6Dx19-5UbnmBDLRQxNCrMub9++hTB650HJXMqbmXbCw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 4:44 PM, gabrielle <gorthx(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> When: 7-9pm Thu June 21, 2012
> Where: Iovation
> Who: Daniel Johnson
> What: Databases from Android
>
> Daniel Patrick Johnson works with many technologies. Since early 2011
> this has included Kinect controlled rockem sockem robots
> (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQmk_mhf6hc&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL2C4C0264FA6C6C3F),
> desktop applications in C++
> (https://github.com/teknotus/C---QT-Geoloqi-Client), gstreamer, web
> server migrations, USB drivers, wireless interfaces for
> microcontrollers, Android, Ruby on Rails, and Puppet. Generally
> working on whatever is interesting, or pays the bills.
>
> Here's Daniel's description of his talk:
>
> "On the Android platform responsiveness, minimizing resource use, and
> fault tolerance are valued much higher than overall performance.
> Android applications are recommended to use a local database both as a
> way to persist data in case of application termination, or network
> connection error, and as a caching mechanism to minimize network
> usage. This introduces a significant amount of extra work for the
> developer, and the sync issues may significantly affect the design of
> the server side database, and API.
>
> Android libraries try to make this easier. My talk will introduce
> concepts with code so that you can get started right away."
>
> --
> Our meeting will be held at Iovation, on the 32nd floor of the US
> Bancorp Tower at 111 SW 5th (5th & Oak).  It's right on the Green &
> Yellow Max lines.  Underground bike parking is available in the
> parking garage;  outdoors all around the block in the usual spots.  No
> bikes in the office, sorry!
>
> Building security will close access to the floor at 7:30.
>
> After-meeting beer location TBD.  See you there!

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