When Bad Data Happens To Good People

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Has bad data happened to you? Has it happened repeatedly, and in several different ways? Are you at your wits' end trying to figure out what to do about all this garbage in your database?

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Has bad data happened to you? Has it happened repeatedly, and in several different ways? Are you at your wits’ end trying to figure out what to do about all this bad data?

Have no fear! Bad data is curable, and you can prevent it from repeating. Database doctor Josh Berkus will briefly lead attendees through and exploration of the types of bad data and some of the practices and tools they can use to prevent it.

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    Josh Berkus

    PostgreSQL Project

    Biography

    Josh Berkus is best known as a Core Team member of the world-spanning PostgreSQL project. He is CEO of PostgreSQL Experts, Inc. and in his 12 years as a database consultant he has worked with CouchDB, MySQL, Oracle, and MSSQL Server as well as Postgres, and is heavily involved in many OSS communities, including BIRT, OSCON, OSfA, Noisebridge and more. He’s also a potter and a mean cook.

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