David Czarnecki discusses several Redis data structures and their associated libraries used in real cases for building leaderboards, relationships and activity feeds.
David Czarnecki is a lead engineer developing in Ruby and Rails at Agora Games (agoragames.com), a company that specializes in building middleware to power video games, both in-game and on the web. He is the author of 2 books for O’Reilly and had previously been developing exclusively in Java for nearly 15 years. He has been a speaker at conferences like JavaOne, RailsConf and Ruby Midwest.
Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web. Strange Loop was created in 2009 by software developer Alex Miller and is now run by a team of St. Louis-based friends and developers under Strange Loop LLC, a for-profit but not particularly profitable venture.