jokerconf Joker 2016 (14.10.2016 — 15.10.2016)

Databases: individual tailoring and fitting on


Modern Java ecosystem allows developer to build complex operations with data. Sometimes it’s easier to make the bike than investigate existing frameworks.

In recent projects Phillip works a lot with databases. To make life easier, there have been applied not the most common methods of data bases use: Phillip had to dive deep into the features of relational databases and their interaction with Java.

Phillip will disassemble in details:

  • How to build a reliable queue of messages based on PostgreSQL.

  • How a queue is realized in modern databases.

  • What are the challenges with the support of these queues in Java.

  • In what this solution may be better than usual message brokers.

The speaker will tell:

  • About the peculiarities of the complex domain support in relational databases.

  • How not to fall into slavery to the ORM.

  • What are the subtleties in the development of project and regular changes of the database structure.

Finally, Phillip will speculate about the use of bicycles and features of their creation.