Ruby::AZ - August 19th

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Elio Grieco - Planning for the Worst: Disaster Recovery Strategies to Preserve Your Data

This talk will cover basic disaster recovery concepts to help ensure that attendees understand the value of their data, where to store it, and how to get it back after equipment failures, natural disasters and various attack scenarios.

Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers and admins need to be aware of the DevOps work required to be ready for catastrophic system failures and data loss.  

Testing Rails with RSpec

Chris Irish (@supairish) of Velocity Labs, a local ruby on rails development company, will be presenting on testing Rails with RSpec.


The group meets at 6:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at SocialWhirled

817 North Central Avenue | Phoenix, Arizona 85004

About The Presenters:


Elio Grieco

Elio Grieco has over 15 years experience in computer programming, systems architecture and systems administration. He has worked with clients such as NYU Law School, Intertech, various startups and Amazon. His focus has always been on secure, durable and reliable systems, with special emphasis on data durability and longevity.

Chris Irish

Chris (@supairish) is the Co-Founder and CTO at Velocity Labs. He has been developing web applications for the past 9 years, starting with Python/PHP and now doing Ruby on Rails for the past 5 years. He left his long time job in Jan 2011 to pursue freelancing, where he feels he's found his niche. His other interests include electronic music production and video games. He blogs on Rails & Web Development related topics at

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