John Crepezzi and Mat Brown
Using Your Database
Being eager to quickly develop our applications and libraries, we often skip over technologies and techniques that have existed for years. Particularly where relational databases are concerned, Rails encourages us to do as much as possible in Ruby, even when our database has the same functionality built-in. This talk will take a step back and see what existing technologies we’ve reinvented, and compare them with the performance of tried-and-true approaches.