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RYW Read-Your-Writes consistency explained | DBMS2 — DataBase Management System Services

EverestuncensoredMuch technology goes into eventual consistency, as well as into the data distribution and polling in the first place. And in tunable systems, the choices of N, R, and W — perhaps on a “table” by “table” basis — can get pretty interesting. I’m ducking all those subjects for now, however, not least because of how much I still have to learn about them.

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C++ Programming: Static Code Analysis and the New Language Standard C++0x – CodeGuru

This function cannot work on a 64-bit system with large arrays. If the variable arraySize has a value more than UINT_MAX, the condition “i < arraySize” will never be fulfilled and an eternal loop will occur.bool IsPresent(char *array, size_t arraySize, char key) { for (unsigned i = 0; i < arraySize; i++) if (array[i] == […]

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Portrait of a Multitasking Mind: Scientific American

We can do multitasking while driving, working, loving, caring, nurturing, protecting, memorizing, walking, running, concentrating, reading, writing, and practicing. It seems that chronic media-multitaskers are more susceptible to distractions. Heavy media multitaskers performed worse on task switching than light media multitaskers. We all know Hindu Goddesses with 1000 of hands doing multiple things at a […]