Data Engineering Podcast

Shining Some Light In The Black Box Of PostgreSQL Performance

November 6th, 2023  •  54 mins 51 secs  •  Download (37.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Databases are the core of most applications, but they are often treated as inscrutable black boxes. When an application is slow, there is a good probability that the database needs some attention. In this episode Lukas Fittl shares some hard-won wisdom about the causes and solution of many performance bottlenecks and the work that he is doing to shine some light on PostgreSQL to make it easier to understand how to keep it running smoothly.