GORM is very powerful and makes it simple to work with databases but there are features and configuration options that aren't available or are inconvenient to work with.
In this talk we'll look at a "configuration over convention" approach to database modeling to access the full power of Hibernate in Grails.
Burt Beckwith has been a software developer for 15 years, most of that as a JVM developer, and for the last five years working with Grails and Groovy. He is a core developer on the Grails team at SpringSource, and has created over 40 Grails plugins. Burt is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups where he shares his passion for Grails and other Groovy-based technologies, in particular those that are related to persistence, security, and performance. He is the author of "Programming Grails" and blogs at http://burtbeckwith.com/blog/More About Burt »