Japan PostgreSQL Users
Group
Brief Overview of JPUG
Jun’ichi Tado
PostgreSQL Widows Port and JPUG
Hiroshi Saito
PostgreSQL at an Educational
Environment
Toshiyuki Ishikawa
Invitation to PostgreSQL Conference 2009
Japan
Kaori Inaba
Japan PostgreSQL Users
Group
• Japan PostgreSQL Users Group
• Junichi Tado
• PGDAY.EU 2009 in Paris
Agenda
• An introduction to Japan PostgreSQL
Users Group
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History
Organization
Branches
Working Groups
Events
Fruitages
Market in Japan
Supporting Companies
Connerstone
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Established 23rd July, 1999
Initially founded by 32 members & 8
directors
Purposes
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Promote PostgreSQL usage in Japan
To be acknowledged OSS RDBMS
Research and development on PostgreSQL
Release PostgreSQL information
Promote personal exchange in the society
Expansion
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Authorized as an nonprofit organization by Tokyo
Metropolitan Local Government in 2005
54 official members, 24 directors, and 3,600 web
members (as of October, 2009)
Established 9 branches covering major cities
Established 3 working groups for specific
interests
JPUG Organization Chart
Between Tokyo and Okinawa is 2H 45min. by plane
Hokkaido
Niigata
Touhoku
Kansai
Chugoku
Headquarters
Nagoya
Shikoku
Kyushyu
Okinawa
Between Tokyo and Nagoya is 1H 30min. by train
OKINAWA branch
Number of members: about 30
We hold study
meetings with
young generation
and beer party.
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TOMOHIDE Yabiku
Leader of OKINAWA branch
KYUSHU branch
Number of members: about 70
We are co-operating with
other OSS communities and
having study meeting. !
SUNAO Kiyosue
Leader of KYUSHU branch
OOSAKA branch
Number of members: unknown…
My PAPA desu!
I’m a MySQL expert.
However,
PostgreSQL is great.!!
RYUICHIRO Munechika
Leader of OOSAKA branch
written by me.
NAGOYA branch
Number of members: about 30
Continuing study meeting
with local communities,
covering
OSS OS, framework, Ruby,
and etc.
KIYOSHI Sawada
Leader of NAGOYA branch
NIIGATA branch
Number of members: about 101
PostgreSQL is the one of
the important OSS.
Therefore, conferences
and study meetings shoud
co-operete with other OSS
communites.
SHINOBU Honma
Leader of NIIGATA branch
TOUHOKU branch
Number of members: about 30
Anyhow,
there should be
much discussions
on PostgreSQL with
keen interest locally.
NAOTO Takahashi
Leader of TOUHOKU branch
Annual Members Meeting
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Revenue & Expenditure 2008
2008
Budget Plan
Working Groups
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PostgreSQL Inside Research Group
Documentation Group
Newsletters Editorial Group
Study Group (Newly established, but not working
group)
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Developers Support Planning Committee
10th Anniversary Conference Committee
Events
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Conferences
Seminars
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Technical
Case Studies
Branch based seminars
Study camp
Local Training Sessions
Cooperating with several OSS related
events
Activities since January, 2008
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Linux World Expo(May 2008) tie-up
PostgreSQL Conference 2008 in Tokyo(June 2008)
Open Source Conference 2008/Spring (June 2008) tie-up
PGCon 2008 Ottawa, Canada (May 2008)
Open Source Conference .DB 2008 (June 2008) tie-up
Open Source Conference 2008/Fall (Oct. 2008)
PostgreSQL Case Study Seminar(Nov. 2008)
Open Source Conference 2009/Spring (Feb. 2008)
Fruitages
Further needings for Japanese
PostgreSQL Community
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More developers
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Local (branches) activities
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Community / Academic / Commercial world
Efficient promotion
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Shortage in human resources (provincial)
Relatively small community
Collaboration
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Language specific issues
JPUG staff is not specialist on public relations
More supporting companies
Need more installation examples
Open Source RDBMS
Installation in Japan
Source: http://www.thinkit.co.jp/free/trend/4/3/1.html
Copyright(C): Yano Research Institute Ltd.
What OSS RDBMS Installation
in Japan
Others
Source: http://www.thinkit.co.jp/free/trend/4/3/1.html
Copyright(C): Yano Research Institute Ltd.
OSS RDBMS Applications in
Japan
Source: http://www.thinkit.co.jp/free/trend/4/3/2.html
Copyright(C): Yano Research Institute Ltd.
Reasons to use OSS RDBMS in
Japan
Source: http://www.thinkit.co.jp/free/trend/4/3/2.html
Copyright(C): Yano Research Institute Ltd.
Customer Satisfaction on OSS
RDBMS
Source: http://www.thinkit.co.jp/free/trend/4/3/3.html
Copyright(C): Yano Research Institute Ltd.
Supporting Companies
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