Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?

From: Decibel!
Subject: Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?
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Msg-id: 10ED743A-CF25-4384-84CC-272224895921@decibel.org
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In response to: Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Joshua D. Drake")
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Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Gabriele Bartolini, )
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 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Gabriele Bartolini", )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Mike Ellsworth", )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Greg Smith, )
  Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Ron Peterson, )
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     Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Josh Berkus, )
      Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Steve Atkins, )
      Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (ioguix, )
       Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Kevin Hunter, )
        Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Ron Peterson, )
         Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Roderick A. Anderson", )
          Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Ron Peterson, )
        Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (ioguix, )
         Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Ron Peterson, )
        Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Joshua.Kramer", )
        Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Ned Lilly, )
         Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Greg Sabino Mullane", )
          Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Simon Riggs, )
           Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Greg Sabino Mullane", )
      Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Joshua.Kramer", )
       Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Robert Bernier, )
        Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Leif B. Kristensen", )
       PostgreSQL killer app  ("Liam O'Duibhir", )
      Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Kevin Hunter, )
   Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Robert Treat, )
  Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Robert Treat, )
  Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Decibel!, )
   Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Decibel!, )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Simon Riggs, )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Alex N Markelov, )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Rob Napier, )
  Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Decibel!, )

On Nov 13, 2007, at 9:16 PM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:36:07 -0600
> Decibel! <> wrote:
>
>> On Oct 31, 2007, at 10:29 AM, Greg Smith wrote:
>>> Having been through a job search in this area myself recently, I
>>> can say it takes a certain amount of faith (or, in my case,
>>> technical fascism) to consider a career working with Postgres
>>> given how the relatively low number of open positions out there.
>>
>> Wow, really? I typically average one call a month from someone
>> trying to hire me... Postgres experience seems to be in high demand
>> compared to the supply. If anything, ISTM that the ability to hire
>> folks discourages companies from using Postgres.
>
> The postgresql market is one of who you know, not what you know. The
> smart employers troll this list. I too have received half a dozen
> offers in the last year.

Actually, I think many of my hits actually come from my resume,
though my posts on the lists are what make google lub me.

> I just tell them they have zero idea what they are getting into if
> they
> hire me ;)

I'll make sure and tell the folks at work that ;P
--
Decibel!, aka Jim C. Nasby, Database Architect  
Give your computer some brain candy! www.distributed.net Team #1828



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