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PDX Postgres meetup

111 SW 5th
Portland, Oregon 97204, US (map)


Our meeting will still be held at iovation, but now on the 3rd floor of the US Bancorp Tower at 111 SW 5th (5th & Oak). It’s right on the Green & Yellow Max lines. For access to the 3rd floor of the plaza, please either take the lobby stairs to the third floor or take the plaza elevator (near Subway and Rabbit’s Cafe) to the third floor. There will be signs directing you to the meeting room.



Ahoy database folk! Time for another meetup and more container chit chat. Yeah yeah, you, like me, have heard that you shouldn’t run databases in containers. Well without throwing all caution to the wind, I’m hoping to show you guys some container workflows with Postgres that I’ve been using lately. We’ll talk a bit about why you haven’t been running databases in containers, then walk through some development work flows with Postgres, and lastly look at options for deploying and running persistent databases in containers.


Hi, its me Grant Holly. I work at Iovation on the data science and analytics team wrangling our data into visualizations and machine learning models. I live in SE, play in bands, and am a learning machine.