Ibrar Ahmed is a Senior Software Architect in Percona LLC. Prior to coming to open source development, he had vast experience in software design and development. The main focus was on the system level embedded development. After joining EnterpriseDB, an Enterprise PostgreSQL company in 2006 he started his career in open source development specifically in PostgreSQL. He has contributed to the PostgreSQL community as well as other open source communities. His contribution is from the main performance feature enhancements to various PostgreSQL modules. In the database field, he has experience in other well-known databases MySQL, Oracle, and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Hadoop. His experience is not limited to core databases, but with the tools related to databases like Hive, HBase and Spark. He also worked on integrating these tools with PostgreSQL.
He gave more than fifteen PostgreSQL talks in the last one year in various parts of the World (PostgreConf-EU, PostgreConf-ASIA, PostgreConf-NY, Percona Lives etc ). He joined Percona in the month of July 2018. He also authored multiple books on PostgreSQL.