The MongoDB Aggregation pipeline is a framework for data aggregation. Documents enter a multi-stage pipeline that transforms the documents into an aggregated results. It was introduced in MongoDB 2.2 to do aggregation operations without needing to use map-reduce.
Deploying a complete software stack is breeze with Amazon's CloudFormation. It provides a repeatable and predictable mechanism to launch a stack comprising of EC2 instances, load balancers, databases and other Amazon resources.
These two bind command change the way that the up and down arrow keys work once you start typing a command to only search the history for lines that start with what you've typed so far. It's quite handy and I find it easier to use than ctrl+r.
Look, the more people and teams on your program, the more feedback you need. The more chances you have for getting stuck, being in the death spiral of slowing inertia. What you want is to gain momentum.
Software architects will design the application from various perspectives and also decides, based on various reasons, which approach to take to expose new API to third party applications. As a software architect, it is good practice to involve your development team lead.
When thinking about performance, AppDynamics and New Relic are the main modern tools that come to mind. Both spawned from the same company, Wily Technology, who also dealt with performance monitoring and was acquired by CA back in 2006 - making way to new technology.
Today Rackspace is doubling down on open source database technologies. Why? Because that’s where the industry is heading. The company created a separate business unit of 100+ employees focused solely on database workloads.
I just replied to a company who I really like, and trust, letting them know I won’t be signing any more NDAs. There are plenty of companies that I can exchange knowledge, research, data, and other vital information without signing NDAs.
One of the important roles operations has is going to an existing server and checking if everything is fine. This is routine maintenance stuff. It can be things like checking if we have enough disk space for our expected growth, or if we don’t have too many indexes.
All emails in WordPress are sent using the function wp_mail, the default content type for these email are in text/plain, which does not allow HTML to be placed in your emails. If you want to create custom HTML emails you need to change the content type of the emails to allow you to have HTML in them. To change the content type of WordPress email you can use the filter wp_mail_content_type.
Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Ashwini Kuntamukkala, Software Architect at SciSpike, Inc.