postgres

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

Embracing SQL In Postgres

One thing that drives me absolutely over the cliff is how ORMs try so hard (and fail) to abstract the power and expressiveness of...
Rob Conery
7 min read

It’s Time To Get Over That Stored Procedure Aversion…

In the .NET world (and beyond), data access is a cluster-fucked echo chamber of half-assed rocket engineering and cargo cultism based on decade-old cathedralized...
Rob Conery
7 min read

Inserting And Using A New Record In Postgres

A Problem Postgres Can Solve Easily Let’s say you need to insert a record into a table and then use that record immediately to...
Rob Conery
2 min read

Using Custom Types in Postgres

Using Types For Fun and Profit In my last post about pulling documents from queries I showed an interesting way to return a result...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Pulling Documents From a Relational Query in Postgres

JSON, JSONB and Postgres 9.4 Upfront: Postgres isn’t the only database system in town to formally support JSON; SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle do...
Rob Conery
4 min read

A Better ID Generator For PostgreSQL

The GUID Problem When developers think about a globally-unique identifier, they usually think of UUIDs (or GUIDs) and will then create a table with...
Rob Conery
4 min read

PostgreSQL Rising

Postgres.app Some buzz going around the web today about Postgres.app. Most people don’t understand why it’s interesting – so here’s a quick explanation. Postgres...
Rob Conery
3 min read