On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 8:20 PM, MauMau <maumau...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Long time no see. I'm back.
This is a good surprise.
> Although you may not remember me, I was certainly here more than a year ago,
> submitting tiny patches for bug fixes and trivial functionalities, and
> reviewing/testing patches from others. That was a fruitful and fun time for
> me. Thank you a lot for helping me.
Glad to see you back.
> After that, I had to stay away from the community for some reason. Now, I'd
> be happy if I can contribute to PostgreSQL again. But please excuse me for
> my slow restart, as the blank period needs some rehabilitation.
I don't think you need to explain yourself. Matters of life happen all the time.
> Let me briefly introduce myself. I'm MauMau, this is a nickname at home.
> And I'm Takayuki Tsunakawa, a male database engineer who works for Fujitsu
> in Japan. I'm now able to participate in the community activity at work.
Cool to hear that as well. We are pretty close by... よろしくお願いいたします。
> Finally, I'm wondering what direction PostgreSQL is headed for. Especially,
> I'm curious about whether PostgreSQL will become a MPP database for OLTP and
> analytics by integrating with Postgres-XL/XC. I don't yet figure out which
> segment PostgreSQL should aim for, now that Hadoop family is prominent in
> analytics and MySQL is still more popular in Web apps. I'd like to know
> what community people are seeing in the future of PostgreSQL.
These days, there is a lot of discussion and activity to make Postgres
better at scaling out. There are discussions about backporting stuff
from XC/XL back to core, though that's a tough work. This thread is a
good summary of what is happening lately in this area:
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