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Peter Zaitsev04/22/14
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Creating GEO-Enabled Applications with MySQL 5.6

In the author's previous post, he showed some new MySQL 5.6 features which can be very helpful when creating geo-enabled applications. In this post he will show how we can obtain open-source GIS data, convert it to MySQL, and use it in our GEO-enabled applications.

Matt Farina04/22/14
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Building Cloud Agnostic Applications

Vendor lock-in can be a pain. Imagine you've written an application to work against one cloud provider and now you'd like to migrate to another one.

Craig Matsumoto04/22/14
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Big Switch Networks Has a Sales VP Again

At this rate, we should just set up a weekly “Big Switch Executive Hires” roundup.

Raymond Camden04/22/14
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Article: HTML out of the Browser

Very happy to announce the first publication of an article of mine on the Mozilla Hacks blog. This article is a bit of a departure for me.

Lisa Schultz04/21/14
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In-Memory Real-Time Analytics, Done Right

There is a lot of hype about in-memory computing and in-memory real-time analytics. SAP HANA has used savvy marketing and experimental projects to create a storm of interest. Now, everyone wants in. Let’s walk through what you need to consider when deciding if you need in-memory computing.

Tim Millwood04/21/14
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Definition of done

It is often tempting to mark something as done when it's not quite done. However this sets the wrong expectation with the client, and also confuses development. Wait until all criteria has been met, every last bit.

Vlad Mihalcea04/21/14
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The Anatomy of Connection Pooling

All projects the author has been working on have used database connection pooling, and that’s for very good reasons. Sometimes we might forget why we are employing one design pattern or a particular technology, so it’s worth stepping back and reason on it.

Lukas Eder04/21/14
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How Can I Do This? – With SQL, of Course!

Haven’t we all been wondering: "How can I do this? I have these data in Excel and I want to group / sort / assign / combine..." While you could probably pull up a Visual Basic script doing the work or export the data to Java or any other procedural language of your choice, why not just use SQL?

Amar Mattey04/21/14
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Writing effective custom queries in Hibernate

There are many instances where we will have to write custom queries with hibernate.

Alec Noller04/20/14
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The Best of the Week (Apr. 11): SQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the SQL Zone. This week's best include Revolv's move from NoSQL to PostgreSQL, a Q&A on Heartbleed, tips on how JOIN order can increase performance in SQL queries, and more.

Ravi Kiran04/18/14
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$parsers and $formatters in Custom Validation Directives in Angular JS

While writing applications using Angular JS, sometimes we need to define our own validators. Custom validations in Angular JS are created as directives with a dependency on the ng-model directive. At times, key part of the validation depends on controller of the ng-model directive.

Victor Savkin04/18/14
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Why Dart Comes with a Virtual Machine

Dart comes with a high-performance virtual machine. This controversial decision led to questions if it is going to break the Web. In this article I want to look at why we need this virtual machine, and how it can be added to Chrome without breaking the Web.

Mpumelelo Msimanga04/18/14
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Three Very Useful Open Source SQL Editors

This is an update to "Two very useful open source SQL editors." A year later and the author has added one more SQL editor to his first list. He keeps this post updated to give context to lists of Open Source SQL front ends.

Mike Stonebraker04/18/14
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NewSQL: The Cake You Can Eat

NewSQL is growing in popularity because it preserves the value accumulated over the last 30 years of database development and deploys that capability on modern architectures and configurations. But SQL is dead, right? Not even close.

Chris Haddad04/18/14
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ALM PaaS Bridges the Dev Gap

The traditional gap impedes system integration, user acceptance testing, visibility into project progress, and corporate governance. ALM PaaS bridges the development gap between corporate IT and distributed outsourced development activities.