Searching names is a pretty common requirement for many applications - searching by author in a book store, for example - but names are a surprisingly difficult thing to get perfect. Regardless, we can get something pretty good working in Solr.
Have you ever heard of a network complexity index (NCI)? It turns out it can be very helpful information to pass on to executives to help them see how various changes are adding to their network complexity over time.
The jQuery Mobile book that Raymond Camden wrote with Andy Matthews has now been updated to the second edition. It covers jQuery Mobile 1.3.2 (they couldn't wait for 1.4, unfortunately) and includes new UI features like panels and responsive tables.
SDN and OpenFlow are not interchangeable terms. Although OpenFlow is a popular standard for implementing SDN architectures, there are alternative standards or commercial APIs that companies have created for their own solutions that will still yield a software-defined network.
Adam Bloom recently wrote a really interesting case study on the Pivotal blog that explains how Pinterest was able to handle its extreme (1000%+ / year) increases in traffic and keep scaling up its following functionality with the help of Redis.
Sometimes you don't want to read a whole article to get the gist of a new technology or tool. You just want a person who's familiar with the subject to tell you what it is and why it's good in 1-2 sentences. Here are three of those kinds of descriptions for software-defined networking.
Graphs are important in econometrics and statistics, but of course, it is usually not that simple. The author was asked what could be done with a graph of residuals obtained from a logistic regression, and the results are interesting.
A recent post from The Rock n Coder covers the advantages of using Oracle's virtual machine app, VirtualBox, as an Android Emulator. Check it out if you're interested in an Android emulator that moves a little (or a lot) faster.
One of the areas where we think Voron can be improved is the free space utilization policy. In particular, smarter free space utilization can lead to better performance, since we won’t have to seek as much.