Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?

From: Joshua D. Drake
Subject: Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?
Date: ,
Msg-id: 20071113191626.2a7abca6@scratch
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In response to: Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Decibel!)
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Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Gabriele Bartolini, )
 Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Devrim GÜNDÜZ, )
 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, )
   Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Ron Peterson, )
    Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?  (Kevin Hunter, )
     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!, )

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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.

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

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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