Regina Obe

Boston, Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise:

  • PostgreSQL
  • PostGIS
  • PHP
  • SQL Server
  • MS Access
  • SQLite
  • Web mapping technologies (OpenLayers
  • Mapserver)
  • X3D
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
Regina Obe is a co-principal of Paragon Corporation, a database consulting company based in Boston. She has over 15 years of professional experience in various programming languages and database systems, with special focus on spatial databases. She is a member of the PostGIS steering committee and the PostGIS core development team. Regina holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She co-authored PostGIS in Action and PostgreSQL: Up and Running.

PostgreSQL: Up and Running PostgreSQL: Up and Running
by Leo Hsu, Regina Obe
Second Edition May 2014

PostgreSQL: Up and Running PostgreSQL: Up and Running
by Regina Obe, Leo Hsu
July 2012
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $16.99

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psql watch for batch processing

May 31 2014

A while back, we discussed using pgAdmin pgScript as a quicky way for running a repetitive update script where you want each loop to commit right away. Since stored functions have to commit as a whole, you can't use stored functions alone for this kind of processing. Question: Can you do… read more

PostgreSQL 9.4beta1 and PostGIS 2.2.0 dev on Windows

May 20 2014

PostgreSQL 9.4beta1 was released last week and windows binaries for both 32-bit and 64-bit are already available to try it out from Since this is a beta release, there are no installers yet, just the zip binary archive. To make the pot a little sweeter, we've setup the PostGIS windows… read more