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Rob Conery

Hi! My name is Rob Conery and I work at Microsoft. I am the Creator of SubSonic and was the Chief Architect of the Commerce Starter Kit (a free, Open Source eCommerce platform for .NET). I live in Kauai, HI with my family, and when my clients aren't looking, I sometimes write things on my blog (giving away secrets of incalculable value).


WekeRoad | 14 Jan 2019 21:34

Creating a Massively Scalable Blog with Ghost, MySQL and AzureSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....Continuing my little series on “deploying things to Azure with shell scripts” I decided to convert my WordPress script to one for Ghost. It took me about 30 minutes to tweak things, but ultimately I was successful! Once again: the main..."
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WekeRoad | 09 Jan 2019 22:11

Creating a Massively Scalable WordPress Site on Azure’s Hosted BitsSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....I get to break things for a living, and this time I'm putting Azure's WebApp for Containers through its paces, trying to get Wordpress setup using a hosted MySQL instance...."
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WekeRoad | 03 Jan 2019 21:53

Imposter’s Handbook, Season 2 is ReleasedSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....Over the winter holiday break (on Christmas Eve, to be precise), Scott Hanselman and I released the next volume in the Imposter's Handbook series. It took us just over 18 months to put this thing together and I couldn't be happier with it...."
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WekeRoad | 01 Oct 2018 20:56

Spinning Up a PostgreSQL Database on Azure Using BashSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....Running PostgreSQL on Azure was always a bit of a sideshow. One of the reasons I returned to Microsoft, however, is that they are now taking it seriously. *Very* seriously...."
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WekeRoad | 21 Aug 2018 20:25

Mod and Remainder are not the SameSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....A remainder and a modulus look so very similar, but they are not the same thing and worse, are treated differently by different programming languages. Do you know how your language handles mod?..."
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WekeRoad | 13 Aug 2018 21:28

Transactional Data Operations in PostgreSQL Using Common Table ExpressionsSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....Working with Common Table Expressions in PostgreSQL is easy and straightforward. You can insert, update and delete data easily, all in one operation, within a single transaction...."
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WekeRoad | 01 Aug 2018 21:47

Simple Monthly Reports in PostgreSQL Using generate_seriesSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....Working with dates and series of dates is easy in PostgreSQL, especially using generate_series...."
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WekeRoad | 23 Jul 2018 23:19

Setting Up a Fast, Comprehensive Search Routine With PostgreSQLSubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....One of the joys of working with PostgreSQL is the ability to run full-text searches right out of the box. But how do you set this up? Better yet: when should you use full-text indexing and how would you get it working across your entire site?..."
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WekeRoad | 18 Jul 2018 21:39

Working Smarter, Not Harder, Part 1Subscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....This last month has been intense. I'm writing the second volume of The Imposter's Handbook with Scott Hanselman, I moved back to Hawaii, and I'm trying to finish up a sprint for a contract I've been working on over the last few months. My time is..."
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WekeRoad | 05 Jul 2018 20:32

A Pure PostgreSQL Document Database APISubscribe to this feed

Rob Conery writes "....Another day, another database project in my repo! This time it's a pure PostgreSQL JSONB document storage API that you can drop in and get going with right away!..."
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This Maven's Blog

Rob Conery

Microsoft

Kauai, HI