HighGo Software is committed to working and contributing to the PostgreSQL community, most of the features that are added to HighGo Postgres are also submitted for the community Postgres. The features will take longer to get into the community release due to the community process. We fully appreciate the tremendous value that we are getting from our baseline product and our aim is to continue giving back to the the community in different ways so the community Postgres continues to get better and better.
We are also contributing to the community by doing patch reviews, bug fixes, writing technical blogs about PostgreSQL and related technologies. The HighGo team often tops the planet postgres “top teams” and “top posters” chart. Please visit the following link for the all blogs posting from highgo.ca. The 2020 plan for highgo.ca. team is to contribute even more to the community by reviewing more patches, fixing bugs and contributing features.
Coming back to our plan for 2020, Contributing back to the community PostgreSQL will be our main high level goal for 2020, we are targeting to do more community patch reviews, bug fixes and blog writing for PostgreSQL and related tech’s.
In terms of feature development we will be working on database server features as-well as developing useful server extensions.
Our area of focus for 2020 are the following :
Following features will be worked on for each category :
The article provides a brief overview of our plans and vision for 2020. The areas of focus along with the features falling under each category are listed. Our mission is to continue giving back to the open source community as-well providing value to our end-users. I will provide more updates through the year as we progress on our plans and will provide mode details about the feature as the development progresses.
Our contact details are available at the highgo.ca website. We love to hear from our users about our product and any interesting features that we can add to our product and contribute to the community.
Ahsan Hadi is a VP of Development with HighGo Software Inc. Prior to coming to HighGo Software, Ahsan had worked at EnterpriseDB as a Senior Director of Product Development, Ahsan worked with EnterpriseDB for 15 years. The flagship product of EnterpriseDB is Postgres Plus Advanced server which is based on Open source PostgreSQL. Ahsan has vast experience with Postgres and has lead the development team at EnterpriseDB for building the core compatibility of adding Oracle compatible layer to EDB’s Postgres Plus Advanced Server. Ahsan has also spent number of years working with development team for adding Horizontal scalability and sharding to Postgres. Initially, he worked with postgres-xc which is multi-master sharded cluster and later worked on managing the development of adding horizontal scalability/sharding to Postgres. Ahsan has also worked a great deal with Postgres foreign data wrapper technology and worked on developing and maintaining FDW’s for several sql and nosql databases like MongoDB, Hadoop and MySQL.
Prior to EnterpriseDB, Ahsan worked for Fusion Technologies as a Senior Project Manager. Fusion Tech was a US based consultancy company, Ahsan lead the team that developed java based job factory responsible for placing items on shelfs at big stores like Walmart. Prior to Fusion technologies, Ahsan worked at British Telecom as a Analyst/Programmer and developed web based database application for network fault monitoring.
Ahsan joined HighGo Software Inc (Canada) in April 2019 and is leading the development teams based in multiple Geo’s, the primary responsibility is community based Postgres development and also developing HighGo Postgres server.