PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Álvaro Herrera: I am a 1976-vintage Chilean tinkerer who grew up disassembling all manner of things and trying to figure out how to put them back again; my father owned a Z80 computer when I was a kid, and I was amazed at some of the things it did, and it led me into developing an interest in doing things with computers. I started my journey with Linux in 1997 and was amazed at the plethora of things I could do with it – that’s where I really learned to program (in Perl).
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Ashutosh Bapat: I am from Pune, Maharashtra, India. I graduated from IIT Bombay with M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering. As part of my masters thesis I worked on “Pitch Detection of voice in Tabla accompaniment”. I started my career working with Sybase, now an SAP company, as a database internals developer. I worked on ASE, Sybase’s flagship database server.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Georgios Kokolatos: I am a Greek, born and raised in Athens. I changed many locations since and I finally moved to Sweden from Chile ca 2013. I found a haven in Sweden and I am very grateful for it.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Melanie Plageman: I am a developer working on Greenplum at VMware. I live in the Bay Area. In my spare time, I enjoy coding side projects, taking computer science courses, running, traveling, and baking. I am an adventurous eater and love trying new foods.