Blythe Dunham
Architect, Spongecell

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Blythe Dunham is snowgiraffe, co-founder and Architect at Spongecell. When she started working professionally with rails almost 5 years ago, some of her friends thought that “Ruby on Rails” was a new snowboarding trick.
Specializing in back-end server and database development, Blythe has spent over a decade mediating disputes between ORM code and databases in a couple people languages and a bunch of computer languages. Blythe is a certified MySQL database whisperer and shares many of the Spongecell scalability and performance optimizations on popular open source sites.

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