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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Erik Nordström

Erik Nordström
Senior Software Engineer, Timescale


Erik Nordström is a senior software engineer at Timescale, where he focuses on both core database and infrastructure services. Previously, he worked on Spotify’s backend service infrastructure and was a postdoc and research scientist at Princeton, where he focused on networking and distributed systems, including a new end-host network stack for service-centric networking. Erik holds an MSc and PhD from Uppsala in Sweden.


12:0512:45 Thursday, 24 May 2018
Secondary topics:  Time Series and Graphs
Erik Nordström (Timescale)
Erik Nordström explains how and why to use PostgreSQL as a Prometheus backend to support complex questions (and get a proper SQL interface), offers an overview of pg_prometheus, a custom Prometheus datatype, and prometheus-postgresql-adapter, a remote storage adaptor for PostgreSQL, and shares his experience with TimescaleDB, which enables PostgreSQL to scale for classic monitoring volumes. Read more.