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Hello Elixir. Wow.

I don’t know anything about elixir but I very much want to learn it. I like learning new things – I feel it’s required...
Rob Conery
7 min read

PostgreSQL Document API Part 4: Complex Queries

Storing documents in PostgreSQL is a little easier, now that we have some solid save routines, a way to run Full Text searches, and...
Rob Conery
4 min read

PostgreSQL Document API Part 3: Finding Things

In parts 1 and 2 of this little series I showed various ways to save a document and then update its search field. I...
Rob Conery
5 min read

PostgreSQL Document API Part 2: Full Text Search and…

In part 1 of this series I setup a nice save function, as well as another function to create an opinionated document storage table...
Rob Conery
4 min read

Designing a PostgreSQL Document API

PostgreSQL as many know, supports JSON as a storage type and with the release of 9.4, Postgres now supports storing JSON as jsonb –...
Rob Conery
4 min read

Optimizing a Big RethinkDB Query, and a Correction

Yesterday I wrote a post about how much I liked RethinkDB and people seemed to like it a lot. Particularly the claim I made...
Rob Conery
4 min read

RethinkDB 2.0 Is Amazing

I just turned in my next course for Pluralsight: RethinkDB Fundamentals – almost in time for their announcement that 2.0 has been released. This...
Rob Conery
7 min read

Membership In a Box with PG-Auth

I mentioned in a previous post that I threw together some ideas one weekend on how to do membership completely within Postgres (users, roles,...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Bringing The Power of Postgres to NodeJS

I’m building out an idea I have and, as you may have guessed from the last few blog posts I’ve written – I’m using...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Document Storage Gymnastics with Postgres

With the release of Postgres 9.4 came the additional datatype jsonb. This is binary JSON, the same type of thing that MongoDB uses for...
Rob Conery
8 min read