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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Sep 2016 05:42

Voron Performance: A snapshotSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Yesterday the perf team let me know that they managed to get ~18% improvement on Voron by utilizing another on disk data structure. I’ll post more on that when we have it merged and working. Talking about this, we decided to run a few benchmarks on..."
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Voron Performance: A snapshot
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Sep 2016 09:00

The tale of the intermittently failing testSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We recently started seeing a failing test in our RavenDB 4.0 test suite. This test was a relatively simple multi-map/reduce test.  Here it is: I checked the history, and this test has been part of our test suite (and never failed us) since..."
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The tale of the intermittently failing test
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 20 Sep 2016 09:12

Database Migrations and Seeding in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....There is an instant in time when an ASP.NET application is fully alive and configured but it still held in check and waiting for a signal from the starter’s gun. This moment exists between the lines of code in Program.cs, and it is here where..."
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Database Migrations and Seeding in ASP.NET Core
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Sep 2016 09:54

N+1 queries are hardly a featureSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I run into this article, talking about N+1 issues from a “fresh” perspective. In the article, there is a quote by DHH there that goes like this: If you have N+1 query it means you’re executing one SQL query per element so if you have 50 emails in..."
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N+1 queries are hardly a feature
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 18 Sep 2016 05:32

Self-contained .NET Core ApplicationsSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Just in case you missed it, .NET is all open source now and .NET Core is a free, open source, cross-platform framework that you can download and start with in <10 minutes. You can get it on Mac, Windows, and a half-dozen Unixes at http://dot.net...."
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Self-contained .NET Core Applications
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Sep 2016 20:42

Bootstrap Modal Dialog showing under Modal BackgroundSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....I've repeatedly run into the following problem with Bootstrap's modal dialog where the dialog ends up showing underneath the modal background: Ugh. This problem seems to have arrived sometime around Bootstrap 3.33 - prior to that things seemed to..."
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Bootstrap Modal Dialog showing under Modal Background
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 14 Sep 2016 18:52

Putting (my VB6) Windows Apps in the Windows 10 Store - Project CentennialSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I noticed today that Evernote was in the Windows Store. I went to the store, installed Evernote, and it ran. No nextnextnextfinish-style install, it just worked and it worked nicely. It's a Win32 app and it appears to use NodeWebKit for part of it's..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Sep 2016 08:24

Hibernating Rhinos is hiringSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....It’s that time again, we are looking for more people to work on RavenDB. I’m going to assume that if you are reading this, you know what we do, so I’ll skip telling you how exciting, dynamic and buzzword of the day this position is. I’ll say that we..."
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Hibernating Rhinos is hiring
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 13 Sep 2016 09:12

The Troubles with JavaScript ClassesSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....Over the summer I gave a talk titled “The New Dragons of JavaScript”. The idea was to provide, like the cartographers of the Old World, a map of where the dragons and sea serpents live in the new JavaScript feature landscape. These..."
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The Troubles with JavaScript Classes
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Sep 2016 09:00

Voron Internals: The diff is the waySubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I talked about the goals of using diffs for the journals in a previous post, but in this one, I want to talk about what it actually did. To start with, it turn out that using diffs in the journal invalidates quite a few optimizations that we had. We..."
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Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.

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