About I specialize in large-scale, database-driven applications written in Perl. With tests. Lots of tests. And tons of A/B testing just to make sure my work makes customers happy. I am regularly invited to speak at conferences and my talks usually focus on complexity management in large scale Perl systems.
My published works include the book 'Beginning Perl", part authorship of the book "Perl Hacks", and several technical articles. My testing modules ship in the Perl core and I have commit rights on much of the Perl testing infrastructure. I also have a fairly large CPAN directory with many popular modules at http://search.cpan.org/~ovid/
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Curtis Poe It's worth noting that the slides regarding rebuilding tables and avoiding transactions assume that your test suite is constrained to run in a single process. If you parallelize your test suite, transactions are recommended.
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