PyTN Profiles: Craig Kerstiens and Lonely Planet

Speaker Profile: Craig Kerstiens (@craigkerstiens)

Craig is part of the team at Heroku, and launched their Python support for the platform, and now runs product for the Heroku Postgres team.

On Saturday February 22nd at 3:15 PM, Craig will be presenting on Postgres Performance for Humans.

To many developers the database is a black box. You expect to be able to put data into your database, have it to stay there, and get it out when you query it… hopefully in a performant manner. We’ll walk through a bit of a clearer guide of how you can understand how database is doing from a 30,000 foot perspective as well as analyze specific problematic queries and how to tune them.

Sponsor Profile: Lonely Planet (@lonelyplanet)

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Travel is in the DNA of everyone at Lonelyplanet.com. Call us crazy, but we live travel, breathe travel, heck we even dream about it sometimes. It’s our mission to inspire, inform and connect travellers so we’re building the biggest and best travel site on the planet. Do you want to help drive the direction of Lonelyplanet.com as part of a talented, passionate team? Are you raring to work somewhere fast-paced and fun? We want to hear from you.

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