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Speaker "Barrett Clark" Details

Name :
barrett clark
Title :
Software Engineer
Topic :

Making Data Dance

Abstract :

Rails and the ActiveRecord gem are really handy tools to get work done, and do it quickly. They aren't a silver bullet, though. Sometimes the database is the best place to run a complicated query. Especially when you have big transactional or time-series data. Databases are also incredibly powerful, and can do remarkable things at scale. Why not take advantage of that power?

Profile :
Barrett Clark is a Rubyist turned polyglot software developer at The Container Store. He has worked extensively with mapping, geolocation, indoor location, and proximity. His recent speaking engagements include Abstractions, RailsConf, Mountain West Ruby Conference, and API World.
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