[northwestengland.pm] MFS Talk. Tues, 21 June. "PostgreSQL and 2ndQuadrant", Simon Riggs.

Michael Dorrington michael.dorrington at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 20:35:56 GMT 2011

*** It's tomorrow (Tuesday) evening. ***

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* Talk: PostgreSQL and 2ndQuadrant.
* Speaker: Simon Riggs, 2ndQuadrant.

* Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
* Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
"(Between Thomas St and the Craft Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)"
* Date: Tuesday, 21st June 2011 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
* Start time: 19:00
* Finish time: 20:30

    "PostgreSQL is the World's Most Advanced Free Software Database.
PostgreSQL has been a pivotal free software project for many years. With
a feature set that both rivals and exceeds proprietary software,
PostgreSQL usage is growing quickly worldwide."

MFS are very pleased to have Simon Riggs present a talk on PostgreSQL
and 2ndQuadrant. Simon will be travelling up from London for us. He is
an excellent speaker and this is one not to miss.

The event will include a Q&A session, discussion and then lively debate
in the pub afterwards.

"Simon Riggs is a Major Developer and Committer on the PostgreSQL
project, as well as CTO of 2ndQuadrant. 2ndQuadrant is a Platinum
Sponsor of PostgreSQL development and is the largest group of direct
project contributors worldwide. Simon speaks regularly at industry
events on PostgreSQL and database related topics, as well as the lead
author of PostgreSQL Admin Cookbook."

The meeting will take place at the usual time, 7pm, at Madlab on Edge
Street in the Northern Quarter. "(Between Thomas St and the Craft
Centre, opposite A Bar Called Common)". The venue provides wifi. The
talk is followed by an informal discussion in the bar opposite (A Place
Called Common <http://www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk/>).

Parking: Around the venue there are parking meter bays that become zero
cost after 6pm on Tuesday but get full up. There are paid parking lots
around the venue, the light blue P in this OpenStreetMap centred on
A lot of them, perhaps all, are are owned by NCP
<http://www.ncp.co.uk/>. If you can't decide otherwise then park in
Manchester Arndale <http://www.manchesterarndale.com/directions.aspx>.

Public Transport: Manchester Victoria (MCV) train station, Shudehill
tram station and Manchester Piccadilly bus station are all fairly close
to Madlab, see OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train station and Manchester Central Coach
Station are not too far either.

Further details at <http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/2011-06-21>.

More Information
General information about Manchester Free Software meetings can be found
on our website.

* http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/Meetings
* http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester/2011-06-21

If you would like five minutes to tell us about something, please
contact us at <fsuk-manchester-team at nongnu.org>.

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