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Nick Gauthier

Nick Gauthier
Developer, 410 Labs

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Nick Gauthier is a Ruby on Rails performance junkie. Last year he focused on ways to speed up Rails test suites, and now he’s focusing on speeding up your application in production. He’s been using Rails since 2.0 dropped and Linux long enough to remember slackware and the 2.4 kernel. He’s the creator and maintainer of the test-performance gem Hydra.


Location: Ballroom III
Nick Gauthier (410 Labs)
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Relational databases have been around for decades, and there's a vast amount of untapped power sitting right at our fingertips. The problem is that messing with SQL can be difficult and confusing. This talk, make up of 6 discrete chapters, shows how you can use a little dash of database in your app to make working in Rails easier and faster. Read more.