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Re: Speakers and topics

From: "Keith Larson" <keithlarson(at)globalrecordings(dot)net>
To: "Richard Broersma" <richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Juan Jose Natera" <naterajj(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Los Angles PostgreSQL Users Group" <lapug(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Speakers and topics
Date: 2008-03-25 04:20:53
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	Our mail production application runs entirely on update-able views some  
of which are definitley non trivial.  Given some time to prepare, I would  
be glad to share some examples and lead a discussion.  We also make  
extensive use of pgplsql stored procedures.

Keith Larson

IT Manager
Global Recordings Network

On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 17:43:50 -0700, Richard Broersma  
<richard(dot)broersma(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Juan Jose Natera <naterajj(at)gmail(dot)com>  
> wrote:
>>  Keeping in mind that this is an attempt to help kickstart the
>>  meetings, and that the last time
>>  I used Pg was more than 5 years ago, in other words, I am not an
>>  expert and I need time to
>>  prepare, Do you think a PL/Perl presentation would be interesting?
> Sure!
> I expect that each person that comes to an LAPUG meeting would have a
> differing level of experience.  Some might already be well versed on
> the subject, others on the other-hand would find this topic very
> enlightening.
> There are a couple of topics that I could give in the future. (Once my
> work schedule returns to normal that is...).  I was thinking of
> developing a comparison of PostgreSQL's hierarchical table inheritance
>  (which implements horizontal partitioning) versus custom created
> vertically partitioned table hierarchy.  Another idea, would be to
> develop a discussion on how to use the PostgreSQL rule system to
> create update-able views when the views are non-trivial.  Other than
> this, most of my development has been with MS-Access as front end and
> Crystal reports as a reporting utility.  I could develop a discussion
> on some the lessons I've learned, from this kind of development.
> Of-course, I expect that since some attendees may have more experience
> on these subjects than me, I would expect to get to positive feedback
> from the audience regarding certain techniques that could be improved.
> So as you can see, topics for discussion need not be only advanced
> topics.  Everyone that would like to present something that they are
> interested in would be more than welcome.
> Regards,
> Richard Broersma Jr.
> p.s.
> Be sure to reply-all so that the other members of the mailing list are
> included.  This way everyone on this list can participate in this
> discussion as well. :-)

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