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Hello PostgreSQL

a year ago | Postgres Shorts
In this production, a SQL Server DBA (Rob Sullivan) and a developer (Rob Conery) take a deep dive into PostGreSQL (v9.1) and are surprised by just how capable, intelligent and *fast* PostGreSQL is.
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In this video production, created back in 2011, Rob Sullivan (a SQL Server DBA) and I discover PostgreSQL from the perspective of a DBA (Rob) and a developer (me).

This is when I first got to know Postgres and it blew my mind. Keep in mind that Postgres has changed over the years, but so many of the features here are still around. If you're hoping for a quick primer, these videos are for you! They're free to all, as long as you're a member!

Learn Postgres Using Data from NASA's Cassini Mission

I wrote a fun database tutorial using data from NASA's Cassini Mission. You get to load up your database with actual data from Saturn: A Curious Moon

  • Real data from Cassini
  • Search for traces of alien life (really)

There's More...

The Subtle Arts of Logging and Testing

I'm a big fan of testing, but I get lazy sometimes and it ends up costing me money, directly.

Test-driven Development In Action

TDD is one of those things that people talk about, argue about, and think is interesting. I'm one of those people, so I asked Brad Wilson to clear it all up for me.

Meet Playwright

Curious about Playwright, the frontend testing framework? Well hang out for the next hour and I'll show it to you!