The School of [Database] Rock


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Presented by Fred Alger (@_phred )

Presented November 19, 2015

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Get back to fundamentals with this fast-paced dive into both database theory and practice. Learn about why Postgres might be a great option for your next project, andget a quick refresher on broad-level database concepts like ACID, transactions, and locking — and how to put them to use in your application. Then, learn the practical skills of a DBA — diagnosing & fixing slow queries, creating indexes, solving the eager loading / N+1 problem with or without a framework, setting up database replication, and more tips and tricks that will make you a better and more valuable developer.