Using Recursive Common Table Expressions with Ecto

A presentation I gave at the Amsterdam Elixir Meetup. We faced a problem where we needed to recursively load records from a database. The application was doing the recursion itself, recursively querying the mariadb instance. I explained how we moved to RCTE’s and how this works in Ecto. Slides »

Uploading to Google Cloud Storage using Arc and Phoenix

In this post I will demonstrate how to upload to Google Cloud Storage using Arc and Arc.Ecto in Phoenix. There are several examples on how to use Arc in combination with S3 or local file uploads but the GCS integration is a bit more unknown. I assume you have an up to date elixir installation and know your way around Phoenix and GCS. mix archive.install mix web --no-brunch Follow instructions to configure your postgres credentials in config/dev. »