Temporal Data

Scott Bailey

From PostgreSQL Conference West Speakers

Few things we model in our databases are as complicated as time. The major database vendors have struggled for years with implementing the base data types to represent time. And the capabilities and functionality vary wildly among databases. Fortunately PostgreSQL has one of the best implementations out there. We will look at PostgreSQL's core functionality, discuss temporal extensions, modeling temporal data, time travel and bitemporal data.

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