Write a Foreign Data Wrapper in 15 minutes

Among the long list of new features of PostgreSQL 9.1 the new SQL/MED implementation is probably of the most underrated. SQL/MED is an extension of the SQL standard defines foreign data wrappers (FDW) that allow you to reach data located outside of your database, with regular SQL request (MED stands for Management of External Data). In a nutshell, SQL/MED is cool.

This presentation was done at FOSDEM, Brussels in Feb 4th 2012

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