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The Functional Database
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by Rich Hickey on Oct 11, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!
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Summary
Rich Hickey discusses how a functional database can impact the programming model, using Datomic as an example, but the principles apply to other systems using an immutable database.

Bio

Rich Hickey, the author of the Clojure programming language and designer of the Datomic database system, is a software developer with over 25 years of experience in various domains. Rich has worked on scheduling systems, broadcast automation, audio analysis and fingerprinting, database design, yield management, exit poll systems, and machine listening, in a variety of languages.

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