Efficient Evenly Distributed Sampling of Time Series Records in PostgreSQL

The Problem I have been working on an application that, at it's heart, stores a large amount of data that is organized primarily through the use of a foreign key and a timestamp field. The table's own primary key is UUID based, combining the foreign key with a UUID for the individual record itself, and … Continue reading Efficient Evenly Distributed Sampling of Time Series Records in PostgreSQL

Departure.rb

Databases are usually the lifeblood of applications and of dynamic web sites.They manage the information that applications depend on, and a large portion ofapplication development revolves around the care and feeding of the data thatgoes into a database or comes out of the database, as well as the structure ofthe database. When building applications with … Continue reading Departure.rb

Moving from EventMachine to Async

In The Beginning A little over 13 years ago, I had been working as a freelance developer for over five years, primarily writing and hosting Ruby based web sites and applications for a variety of commercial interests, from mutual funds to construction to education. I had designed and built a reliable system architecture for deploying … Continue reading Moving from EventMachine to Async