How to write high-performance SQL for your Postgres database

Ben and Ryan talk with Lukas Fittl, founder and CEO of pganalyze, which provides in-depth Postgres database monitoring and optimization. They talk about why Lukas considers himself a founder-CEO by title but engineer by trade, what’s important to understand about SQL, and the role of AI in database optimization.

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pgnanalyze helps users deliver consistent PostgreSQL performance and availability at any scale. Get started with a free trial or explore their docs. You can also find them on YouTube, where Lukas posts a weekly show called 5mins of Postgres.

Lukas was a founding engineer of Citus Data. Citus is an open-source extension to PostgreSQL that was eventually acquired by Microsoft. Find them on GitHub.

If you’re new to the topic, SQL (Structured Query Language) is a language for querying databases, introduced in the 1970s.

Find Lukas on LinkedIn, Twitter, or GitHub.


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