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Herding Data with Postgres dblink() and Rails

by Vikram Oberoi

Published December 11, 2013 in Programming

A lightning talk about writing a Rails extension that piggybacks on Postgres' dblink() to replicate subsets of tables to other Rails applications' databases.

The use case: you have data in your production database, and you need readonly versions of those tables in another read/write database in use by another application.