Modern SQL: Slides

These are the slides I first presented at FOSDEM 2015 in the PostgreSQL devroom—therefore the PostgreSQL references. The feedback was very positive (#1 on Hackernews) so that I eventually decided to cover this topic more thoroughly.

The slides cover many features that are not yet available here on This gives you an idea what is coming up next.

If you prefer to hear me talk to the slides, watch the recording from PgCon 2015.

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Markus Winand teaches efficient SQL—inhouse and online. He minimizes the development time using modern SQL and optimizes the runtime with smart indexing. His book entitled SQL Performance Explained has become standard reading.

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