Schedule: Ruby and MySQL sessions

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Location: Ballroom E
Jon Dahl (Phronos)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
How good are ORMs like ActiveRecord, DataMapper, and Sequel? We'll examine the dominant Ruby ORMs and look at the SQL they generate, MySQL gotchas, and what a developer really needs to know about SQL in the age of ActiveRecord. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom F
David Berube (Berube Consulting)
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(3.00, 1 rating)
Database access in Ruby on Rails can be extremely slow, but it doesn't have to be: this talk will discuss ways you can get massive performance speedups by increasing your query efficiency and by minimizing ActiveRecord object creation. This can keep your application scalable and responsible even under large datasets and modest hardware. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Blythe Dunham (Spongecell)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Although the popular Ruby on Rails framework is known for its ability to quickly build web applications, getting the most favorable performance out of the standard database, MySQL, takes a little bit of effort. This session will cover simple techniques and tricks for optimizing the interaction of the Rails ActiveRecord for MySql. Read more.

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  • Virident
  • Infobright, Inc
  • JasperSoft
  • Intel
  • Advanced Micro Devices
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  • Calpont
  • Canonical
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Facebook
  • HiT Software, Inc.
  • IBM
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  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • R1Soft
  • Schooner Information Technology
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  • Zmanda, Inc.
  • Linux Journal

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