Optimizing Slow Queries with Indexes and Creativity

Christopher Winslett

February 14, 2013

By focusing on log files, we will first debug slow performance. Then, we will look at how to refactor into an optimized database. Discussions will include the perils of ORMs, and building the need for creative schemas. It is a perfect talk for getting back to "correct" from some early decisions. The talk with be Ruby centric, but principals can be applied across languages.