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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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TSQL Challenge 21 – Reading, recognizing and processing graphical representation of digits. – TSQL Challenges

Here is a challenge that takes you away from those repetitive boring type of queries that you write over and over again, several times a day. All of us, the database people, are familiar with thinking in set based manner as well as row by row style. Here is something that is very interesting where […]

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MySQL :: MySQL 5.0 Reference Manual :: 16.4.1 Replication Features and Issues

mysqld –verbose –help To see the values that a server will use based on its compiled-in defaults, ignoring the settings in any option files, use this command: mysqld –no-defaults –verbose –help To see the current values used by a running server, use the SHOW VARIABLES statement. This section provides a description of each system variable. […]

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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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Warren Buffett’s son preaches values as wealth – Yahoo! News

“Entitlement is the worst thing ever and I see entitlement coming in many guises,” he said. “Anybody who acts like they deserve something ‘just because,’, is a disaster.” After studying at Stanford University, he moved to San Francisco and lived in a studio apartment with just enough room for his musical instruments. “I am my […]

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The former beauty queen CNN Deathat 25

The former beauty queen stared into the camera, but this was no pageant or performance. Bloggers like Miles Levin, an 18-year-old who had a rare soft-tissue cancer and died in 2007.

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All Whole Complete History GNU Linux

In response to this trend, Stallman, who believed in the principle that software has to be free always, founded the Free Software Foundation and in 1985, published the GNU Manifesto. This manifesto outlined his motivation for creating a free OS called GNU, which would be compatible with Unix. By the way, GNU is a recursive […]

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Older Developers: Habits Are Going To Kill Your Career | Lessons of Failure

Any object in motion will tend to stay in motion; any object at rest, will tend to remain at rest, unless acted upon by an outside force.