Episodes
Seed like a Pro
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19:05

Seed like a Pro

#284 Feb 21, 2021 pro
Seeding your database is often an overlooked part of development and it has a lot of benefits that can help uncover issues within your application. However, maintaining the seeds.rb can be difficult and things can get out of hand quickly. In this episode, learn how to manage and maintain the seeds file.

Database Encoding
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10:32

Database Encoding

#264 Oct 18, 2020 pro
In this episode, we look at the encoding and some problems that an older Ruby on Rails application may face when it comes to storing emojis and how to fix them.

PostgreSQL Hstore
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12:28

PostgreSQL Hstore

#259 Sep 13, 2020 pro
The hstore data type is very useful in many cases, such as semi-structured data or rows with many attributes.

Working with Large Data
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15:42

Working with Large Data

#201 Aug 4, 2019 free
When database tables get large, things can slow down significantly. In this episode, we look at a few things which helps keep databases performant and the client side responsive.

Simple and Complex Database Migrations
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19:14

Simple and Complex Database Migrations

#173 Feb 17, 2019 pro
In this episode, we look at database migrations and different ways to generate the schema.