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Shelan Perera06/30/12
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A Quick Introduction to Big Data

This is one of the buzz words in today's world and has gained the attention of many industries.

Sasha Goldshtein06/30/12
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Pro .NET Performance

It’s been more than five years since I wrote a SELA course called Effective C#, which quickly turned to another course called .NET Performance.

Hirvesh Munogee06/29/12
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PouchDB - Portable CouchDB JavaScript Implementation

With PouchDB, you have a complete CouchDB storage / views API supporting peer-to-peer replication with other CouchDB instances.

Kay Cichini06/29/12
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How to Use IUCN API with R & XPath

Thanks to a posting on R-sig-eco mailing list I learned of the IUCN-API. Here's a simple example for what can be done with it (output as pdf is HERE):

Shanti Subramanyam06/29/12
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3 Tips on Measuring Page Performance

A discussion of the true meaning of response time, with focus on time to interactivity and perceived performance.

Ravi Kalakota06/29/12
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Conversion Optimization with Social Marketing / Media Analytics

As big data methodology adoption increases across enterprises, real-time marketing and conversion is now becoming possible.

Sasha Goldshtein06/29/12
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Obtaining mscordacwks.dll for CLR Versions You Don’t Have

When debugging managed dumps in WinDbg, you will need to load the SOS version that is compatible with the CLR version in the dump.

Matt Vickery06/28/12
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Spring and C24 iO - Part 2 C24 Spring Integration

This article concentrates on integration namespace capabilities that have been provided by C24 for building integration flows and, through example, explores the use of C24 iO within those flows.

Tharindu Mathew06/28/12
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Doing Data Modeling in Cassandra

Listing the practical problems of designing a data model using Cassandra (or other NoSQL DB) and with corresponding answers to overcome them.

Roger Jennings06/28/12
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7 Tutorials on Big Data in the Cloud

Roger Jennings contends that Microsoft has developed some awesome big data cloud apps featuring Apache Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, and Pig.

Mikio Braun06/28/12
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Is Machine Learning Losing Its Impact?

A recent paper written by Kiri Wagstaff claims that that machine learning might be in danger of losing its impact because the community as a whole has become quite self-referential.

Chris Westin06/28/12
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What Use is Amazon Elastic Block Store?

Having been doubtful of EBS' utility for some time, I've asked myself, "Why did Amazon build EBS?" Amazon aren't dummies, and they must have some reason for needing this themselves.

Peter Zaitsev06/28/12
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ALTER TABLE Performance with Fast Index Creation

Today I was looking at the ALTER TABLE performance with fast index creation and without it with different buffer pool sizes. Results are pretty interesting. I used modified Sysbench table for these tests because original table as initially created only...

Dmitriy Setrakyan06/28/12
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Can You Use HBase as Your Persistent Store?

There are two ways you can integrate with Hadoop. One way is upstream integration in which you efficiently load data from HDFS.

Bozhidar Bozhanov06/28/12
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From 2010: Why Startups Should Not Choose NoSQL

The NoSQL hype is omnipresent. And many startups are tempted to go for Cassandra/MongoDB/HBase/Redis/… . Here I’ll argue why they should rather stick to a SQL solution – MySQL or PostgreSQL.