Episodes
Auditing with Paper Trail
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Auditing with Paper Trail

#96 Sep 4, 2017 free
Using the paper_trail gem, track changes to model records for auditing purposes and rollback changes when required.

Virtual Columns in MySQL
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Virtual Columns in MySQL

#87 Jul 2, 2017 free
In Ruby on Rails 5.1.0, generated virtual column support was added for MySQL and MariaDB. Using generated and stored columns can leverage heavy calculations to the SQL side.

Virtual Columns with JSON Data Types
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Virtual Columns with JSON Data Types

#88 Jul 9, 2017 free
Continuing from Episode #87, we take a deeper dive into virtual columns in Rails 5.1 and use them to parse JSON Data Types with adding indexes to the virtual column.

UUID in Rails with ActiveUUID
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UUID in Rails with ActiveUUID

#23 Mar 2, 2016 free
Some cases require non-auto incrementing primary keys as well as multiple master writes without id conflicts. With ActiveUUID, we can configure our table's primary key with confidence without added complexity.

Improving Partial Loading Performance
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Improving Partial Loading Performance

#145 Aug 5, 2018 free
N+1 queries can make an application slow. Having queries called within views can also slow down an app as well as making it less extendable.