Amit Kapila is a Committer and a Major Developer in PostgreSQL. Over the course of a 17-year career, he developed deep expertise in not only PostgreSQL but also Oracle, and in-memory databases. He works at EnterpriseDB as Senior Database Architect.
Amit Kapila works in both open source PostgreSQL and EDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server. He participates actively in the development of PostgreSQL, both developing and reviewing new features. The major work done by him in PostgreSQL includes parallel-query, performance, scalability and durable hash-indexes. In the past, he has worked on integrating in-memory storage Engine to PostgreSQL-based code and at a time he also improved the Oracle performance by doing statement caching.