Your fledgling social network for hedgehogs is starting to gain traction, but now new feature requests are pouring in. How you can you meet the demands of an ambitious product team within your existing stack? There’s no time to waste, so we will look at how to leverage the venerable Postgres workhorse.
We will look at some of Postgres unique features that lend themselves to solving the problems Rails developers face when moving from v1 products to v2 and beyond. We will focus on SQL and ActiveRecord, and talk about pragmatic solutions to hairy problems. Get practical, hands-on advice about using Postgres with ActiveRecord to support tagging, model hierarchical data, store arbitrary metadata, and add full text search to your application. By the end of this talk, you’ll be able to go to your next meeting armed with confidence in your ability to build the ultimate hedgehog destination online.