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n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
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n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Sep 2014 09:00

What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–OptimizationsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....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..."
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What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–Optimizations
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 23 Sep 2014 08:00

A storm of failSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....It’s OK to not know something. It really is, if you’re willing to admit it, and have a reasonably accurate idea about your own level of competence. Unfortunately, thanks to the Dunning-Kruger effect, we’re all better than average drivers, parents,..."
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A storm of fail
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Scott Guthrie | ScottGu's Blog | 22 Sep 2014 18:19

New D-Series of Azure VMs with 60% Faster CPUs, More Memory and Local SSD DisksSubscribe to ScottGu's Blog

Scott Guthrie writes "....Today I’m excited to announce that we just released a new set of VM sizes for Microsoft Azure. These VM sizes are now available to be used immediately by every Azure customer. The new D-Series of VMs can be used with both Azure Virtual..."
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New D-Series of Azure VMs with 60% Faster CPUs, More Memory and Local SSD Disks
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Sep 2014 14:52

What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–the nitty gritty detailsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....After looking at all the pretty pictures, let us take a look at what we have available for us for behind the cover for ops. The first such change is abandoning performance counters. In 2.5, we reported a lot of our state through performance..."
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What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–the nitty gritty details
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Sep 2014 09:00

What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–production viewSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....One of the most challenging things to do in production is to know what is going on? In order to facilitate that, we have dedicate some time to exposing the internal guts of RavenDB to the outside world (assuming that the outside world has the..."
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Sep 2014 08:00

Getting Orchard content items out of HQLSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....I the two previous posts (here and here), I’ve showed how to build HQL queries against the Orchard database. Once you’ve built the query, you’ll want to get results, often in the form of fully-built content items. In lots of cases, you’ll want to..."
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Getting Orchard content items out of HQL
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Sep 2014 14:48

What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–the pretty pictures tourSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This has been the most important change in RavenDB 3.0, in my opinion. Not because of complexity and scope, pretty much everything here is much simpler than other features than we have done. But this is important because it makes RavenDB much..."
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What is new in RavenDB 3.0: Operations–the pretty pictures tour
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Sep 2014 10:42

What is new in RavenDB 3.0: SQL ReplicationSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....SQL Replication has been a part of RavenDB for quite some time,showing up for the first time in the 1.0 build as the Index Replication Bundle. This turned out to be a very useful feature, and in 3.0 we had a dedicated developer for this for..."
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What is new in RavenDB 3.0: SQL Replication
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 19 Sep 2014 08:00

Joining Orchard part records in HQLSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....In yesterday’s post, I showed the basics of HQL querying in Orchard. It is by far the most flexible way to  query Orchard’s database, but one thing I didn’t show is how this works in relation to Orchard’s content type system. Querying over..."
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Joining Orchard part records in HQL
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 18 Sep 2014 20:51

Jump-Location - A Change Directory (CD) PowerShell Command that reads your mindSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....There's a lovely little utility called autojump for *nix consoles that makes the 'cd' command very smart. More that just auto-completion, it's a kind of "auto guessing." Hence, autojump. There is some beginning Windows support, but instead I turned..."
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Jump-Location - A Change Directory (CD) PowerShell Command that reads your mind
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Bertrand Le Roy, PhD, is a Program Manager in the ASP.NET team, specializing on Ajax. He represents Microsoft at the OpenAjax Alliance. He blogs about new and future features of ASP.NET, tips, tricks and samples for advanced and beginner ASP.NET developers and sometimes other random musings.

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) Sometimes people ask me why I'm not on Facebook or G+. I was already an AOL user once, why would I do that again? http://t.co/ncbuusrx 713 days ago from web


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Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo no child, even my own, is enough to get me on Facebook. I'll go to my grave without an account. I'm Just Not That Into Zuckerberg. 713 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo I don't have a Facebook account, no plans to start one. Or G+ for that matter. But, I do watch TV! Well, downloaded TV. Sort of. 713 days ago from web


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Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 713 days ago from web


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 713 days ago from TweetDeck


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy This is as if Creative Commons was preventing you from using Photoshop. 713 days ago from TweetDeck


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's the case with lots of things the FSF does. I appreciate some of what they do for freedom of speech but man they're extreme. 713 days ago from TweetDeck


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