The Samuel E. Wilson Volunteer of the Year Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who have made an impact to another person, a small group, or a community through self-sacrifice. This award celebrates the power of helping others–whether it is through offering time and hard work, teaching others, or enacting positive change in the community. Award Amount: $2,000, rewarded to one student annually. Paid … More The Samuel E. Wilson Volunteer of the Year Scholarship

Upgrading Postgres in a Rails codebase

If you’re looking to upgrade Postgres locally in a Rails project, it’s straight-forward-yet-not-simple. It’s not a one-click/one-command operation. I used the pg_dump command, along with Homebrew in this example. I have also seen a good post from Christopher Brown and Keita on manually backing up and copying data files using pg_upgrade. These involve a few more steps … More Upgrading Postgres in a Rails codebase