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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Nov 2014 10:00

RavenDB 3.0 RC discount ends in two daysSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I forgot the mention this explicitly, but we are currently giving 20% discount for RavenDB 3.0 licenses for the release candidate. This discount is going to be discontinued with the release of RavenDB 3.0 in two days, so if you are counting it,..."
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RavenDB 3.0 RC discount ends in two days
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Nov 2014 10:00

Large scale distributed consensus approaches: Concurrent consistent decisionsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....So far we tackled the idea of large compute cluster, and a large storage cluster. I mentioned that the problem with the large storage cluster is that it doesn’t handle consistency within itself. Two concurrent requests can hit two storage nodes and..."
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Large scale distributed consensus approaches: Concurrent consistent decisions
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Nov 2014 09:16

RavenDB 3.0 Release date: 25 Nov, 2014Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Barring anything major, we’ll be releasing RavenDB 3.0 in 5 days . It will be  a stable release and you’re encourage to move to it as soon as it is available, using the Esent database. The Voron database is still in RC mode (mostly because..."
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RavenDB 3.0 Release date: 25 Nov, 2014
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 20 Nov 2014 10:00

Large scale distributed consensus approaches: Large data setsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In my previous post, I talked about how we can design a large cluster for compute bound operations. The nice thing about this is that is that the actual amount of shared data that you need is pretty small, and you can just distribute that..."
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Large scale distributed consensus approaches: Large data sets
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 20 Nov 2014 09:00

Tagging a fake Orchard content itemSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....In my series of posts about building fake Orchard content items for testing purposes, here’s a short one that shows how to add tags to a fake content item. This one is interesting because it shows a basic case of relationship (between the item and..."
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Tagging a fake Orchard content item
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 20 Nov 2014 00:57

ASP.NET 5 (vNext) Work in Progress - Exploring TagHelpersSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....TagHelpers are a new feature of ASP.NET 5 (formerly and colloquially ASP.NET vNext) but it's taken me (and others) some time to fully digest them and what they mean. Note that this, and all of ASP.NET 5 is a work in progress. TagHelpers can and will..."
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ASP.NET 5 (vNext) Work in Progress - Exploring TagHelpers
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Nov 2014 10:00

Large scale distributed consensus approaches: Computing with a hundred node clusterSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I’m using 100/99 node cluster as the example, but the discussion also apply for smaller clusters (dozens of nodes) and bigger clusters (hundreds or thousands). Pretty much the only reason that you want to go with clusters of that size is that you..."
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 19 Nov 2014 09:00

Crockford’s 2014 object creation patternSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Douglas Crockford has long advocated for relatively unusual object creation patterns that do away with the “new”, and now the “this” keywords altogether. While watching a recent talk that he gave about the better parts of EcmaScript 6, I spotted the..."
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Crockford’s 2014 object creation pattern
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 18 Nov 2014 09:12

Adventures in Angular Podcast and an AngularJS Oslo MeetupSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....Last month I did an interview with the Adventures in Angular podcast crew, you can listen here. I also did a talk at the AngularJS Meetup in Oslo. You can watch the recoding here. Both the podcast and the Meetup talks were loosely centered around..."
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Adventures in Angular Podcast and an AngularJS Oslo Meetup
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 18 Nov 2014 07:07

Live playground for RavenDB 3.0Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We are getting to the part where we are out of things to do, so we setup a live instance of RavenDB 3.0 and opened it up for the world to play with. It is available here: http://live-test.ravendb.net Disclaimer - It may go down at any moment, data..."
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Live playground for RavenDB 3.0
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Scott Allen’s blog features development advice straight from the trenches. Scott shares his experiences, what he tried, what worked, what didn't, and traps to avoid. Alongside architecture and project management-focused blog entries, you'll find more nitty-gritty technical posts about LINQ, JavaScript and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Windows® Workflow, and Silverlight.

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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. 774 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. 774 days ago from web


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy This is as if Creative Commons was preventing you from using Photoshop. 774 days ago from TweetDeck


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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. 774 days ago from TweetDeck


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