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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 Jul 2014 09:00

Monitoring RavenDB with Pandora FMSSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....The Pandora FMS team has put up a guide on how you can monitor RavenDB (2.5, for now) using Pandora FMS. Here is what this looks like:..."
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Monitoring RavenDB with Pandora FMS
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 25 Jul 2014 04:22

How to add a keyboard and write in YOUR language in Windows for freeSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....A lot of people don't realize that Windows supports a LOT of different languages out of the box. After Windows 7 and now with Windows 8 and 8.1, you can add keyboards to dozens of languages without buying or downloading anything. You have..."
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How to add a keyboard and write in YOUR language in Windows for free
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 Jul 2014 09:00

RavenDB Replication Topology VisualizerSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Even more goodies are coming in RavenDB 3.0. Below you can see how to visualize the replication topology in a RavenDB Cluster. You can also see that the t5 database is down (marked as red). This is important, since this gives us the ability to..."
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RavenDB Replication Topology Visualizer
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Jul 2014 09:00

Geo distribution and high availability in RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A customer asks in the mailing list: Due to data protection requirements, we have to store a users data closest to where they signed up. For example if I sign up and I’m in London, my data should be stored in the EU. Given this, how do we ensure..."
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Geo distribution and high availability in RavenDB
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Jul 2014 09:00

Avoid where in a reduce clauseSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We got a customer question about a map/reduce index that produced the wrong results. The problem was a problem between the conceptual model and the actual model of how Map/Reduce actually works. Let us take the following silly example. We want to..."
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Avoid where in a reduce clause
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Jul 2014 09:00

Map/Reduce visualizer, take IISubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Yes, I talked about this already, but we made some additional improvements that make it even cooler. Here is a document: And here is the index: Now, let us look at what happens when we go to the map/reduce visualizer: This is a highly zoomed out..."
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Map/Reduce visualizer, take II
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 21 Jul 2014 06:11

Parenting Tip: Star Wars Audiobooks, Family, and narrator Marc ThompsonSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....The wife and the boys and I are often in the car for 30 minutes or more, heading off to various activities or events. We live pretty far outside of town, and when we need to head into the city, it's almost an hour. While we have lots of music,..."
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Parenting Tip: Star Wars Audiobooks, Family, and narrator Marc Thompson
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Steve Smith | Blog | 18 Jul 2014 14:30

JavaScript Date TipsSubscribe to Blog

Steve Smith writes "....The other night at the Hudson Software Craftsmanship meeting at the Falafel Software training center in Hudson, Ohio, I did the Red Pencil Kata using JavaScript.  Although I’ve run into it in the past, I was stuck for a little while (I was the..."
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JavaScript Date Tips
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 18 Jul 2014 09:00

Introducing inefficiencies into RavenDB, on purposeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Yes, I choose the title on purpose. The topic of this post is this issue. In RavenDB, we use replication to ensure high availability and load balancing. We have been using that for the past five years now, and in general, it has been great, robust..."
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Introducing inefficiencies into RavenDB, on purpose
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Jeff Atwood | Coding Horror | 18 Jul 2014 00:05

The "Just In Time" Theory of User BehaviorSubscribe to Coding Horror

Jeff Atwood writes "....I've long believed that the design of your software has a profound impact on how users behave within your software. But there are two sides to this story: Encouraging the "right" things by making those things intentionally easy to do. Discouraging..."
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The "Just In Time" Theory of User Behavior
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Featured Maven

Oren Eini is a senior developer / architect, focusing on architecture, data access and best practices. Most often, he is working on building complex business systems using .Net 2.0, NHibernate and Castle's Frameworks, providing training and guidance for the use of Object Relational Mapping, Inversion of Control, Domain Driven Design and other exciting topics. Oren is an active member in several leading Open Source projects, including (but not limited :-) ) NHibernate, Castle and Rhino Mocks.

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 654 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

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. 654 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. 654 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 654 days ago from web


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Julia Gillard's Speech Over Opposition's Sexism, Misogyny: http://t.co/696ULgfy via @youtube 654 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 654 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy This is as if Creative Commons was preventing you from using Photoshop. 654 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy http://t.co/9Sf85PXD "CAD files must be provided, it must use formats unencumbered by closed licenses" 654 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

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. 654 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 654 days ago from TweetDeck