Ibrar Ahmed is a Senior Software Architect at Percona LLC. Before coming to open source development, he had vast experience in software design and development. His primary focus was on system-level embedded development. After joining EnterpriseDB 2006, an Enterprise PostgreSQL company, he started his career in open-source development, specifically in PostgreSQL. He has contributed to the PostgreSQL community and other open-source communities. His contribution ranges from the main performance feature enhancements to various PostgreSQL modules. In the database field, he has experience in other well-known databases, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB and Hadoop. His expertise is in core databases and tools related to databases like Hive /Spark. Ibrar has given more than 60+ PostgreSQL talks in the four years in various parts of the World. He also authored multiple books on PostgreSQL. He is ranked among the top 100 most influential people in the database community.