August 30, 2023
High Performance PostgreSQL for Rails: Reliable, Scalable, Maintainable Database Applications
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Keep the Competitive Edge and Reduce Churn
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Successful Independent Consulting: Relationships That Focus on Mutual Benefit
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Northern Virginia Software Symposium - Reston, VA
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