Embrace the Database with Ecto

Josh Branchaud

The database is our friend. Modern relational DBs, such as PostgreSQL, are not just data stores but powerful computation engines. Ecto’s schemaless query support and SQL-like syntax encourage us to understand our queries and utilize the DB’s full potential. With Ecto, we can embrace the database.


Josh Branchaud is a Chicago-based developer at Hashrocket, a software consultancy that has him primarily building apps with Rails and PostgreSQL. He spends his open source time writing Elixir, fiddling with PostgreSQL, and building Vim plugins. Other interests include cats, cocktails, and photography.

GitHub: jbranchaud

Twitter: @jbrancha

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