Tag: postgis

10 entries

Vincent Picavet

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Vincent Picavet: My name is Vincent Picavet. Originally an applied maths engineer, I created and run Oslandia since 2009, focusing on Open Source Geographical Information Systems 🌍, namely QGIS, PostGIS. I live in France in the Drôme valley, work remote since 2009, and speak French, English, Spanish and German. My favorite projection is an octant projection with Reuleaux triangles.

Reading time: 7 minutes

Tags:   postgresql (170)   postgis (10)   gis (5)   map (1)   opensource (20)   biking (2)  
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Miroslav Šedivý

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Miroslav Šedivý: My name is Miroslav Šedivý, but most people call me Miro, which allows them to avoid typing some letters they do not have on their keyboard. I was born in Czechoslovakia (yes, I am over 30 now), studied computer sciences in France and Germany, and now I am living in Austria.

Reading time: 8 minutes

Tags:   postgresql (170)   python (9)   postgis (10)   openstreetmap (1)   opensource (20)   speaker (4)   conference (10)  
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Cédric Duprez

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Cédric Duprez: I am Cédric Duprez and I live near Montargis, in the center of France. I work as a database expert in the National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN), which is the reference public operator for geographic and forest information in France.

Reading time: 7 minutes

Tags:   postgresql (170)   france (20)   pgdayfr (2)   national forest inventory (1)   aikido (1)   postgis (10)   ogr_fdw (2)  
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Regina Obe

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Regina Obe: I live in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). I was born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1971 and spent the first 7 years of my life there. My father is Nigerian and mother is American. I moved to the US at age of 7ish when my mother started her medical residency. I think I’m still considered a dual citizen though I haven’t been back to Nigeria since.

Reading time: 11 minutes

Tags:   postgresql (170)   gis (5)   postgis (10)   pgrouting (1)   osgeo (1)   postgres (12)   postgresql (170)   usa (1)   boston (1)   nigeria (1)   mobilitydb (1)   ogr_fdw (2)   vic-20 (1)  
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Kohei Kaigai

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Kohei Kaigai: I grew up in Shiga, Japan. It is known as the lake-side area of the greatest lake in our nation. I studied computer science and business administration at the University of Tsukuba. After that, I started my first career at NEC, as a developer of Linux kernel.

Reading time: 5 minutes

Tags:   postgresql (170)   heterodb (1)   japan (7)   pgsql-hackers (3)   parallelization (2)   custom-scan-provides (1)   foreign-data-wrapper (3)   gpu (1)   nvme (1)   pg_strom (1)   postgis (10)   selinux (2)  
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Paul Ramsey

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Paul Ramsey: I’m a middle-aged guy from the blessed west coast of Canada, where the sky and the mountains meet the sea. Raising a family takes up most of my time, but I’ve managed to carve out personal time for fitness recently, and exploring the area on my bike. I grew up in the interior of British Columbia, but have lived in Victoria, on Vancouver Island, for most of my adult life.

Reading time: 9 minutes

Tags:   postgresql (170)   canada (2)   gis (5)   postgis (10)   extensions (4)  
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Jimmy Angelakos

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Jimmy Angelakos: I grew up in Athens, Greece, then went to Scotland to study at the University of Aberdeen. After 15 years of working in the industry with Open Source tools, I found myself working with my favourite database, as Senior PostgreSQL Architect at 2ndQuadrant in Edinburgh. Music is a big part of my life, I love listening to diverse genres, a long time ago I played in a rock band, and in the more recent past I presented a music-oriented radio show.

Reading time: 6 minutes

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Joe Conway

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Joe Conway: I grew up in New York, went to undergraduate university at Virginia Tech, and rode nuclear submarines for a few years. After that I married and spent many years in Southern California raising a family and working. A couple of years ago my wife and I moved to Florida to be closer to family. For the past 5 years I have been VP of Engineering at Crunchy Data.

Reading time: 5 minutes

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