Alexander Kukushkin

Database Engineer
Zalando SE

During his professional career, Alexander touched PostgreSQL from all possible sides: as a Web Developer, as System Administrator, and as a Database Engineer now. About four years ago he started working on Patroni project and achieved quite a big success with it. Nowadays Patroni is used in the heart of PostgreSQL-as-a-Service on Kubernetes at Zalando to run 1000+ clusters. Besides that, Alexander periodically reports bugs and contributes patches to PostgreSQL and some other open-source projects (usually Postgres related). He also is a regular speaker at different Postgres events.