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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 17 Dec 2021 21:20

Little's LawSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Little's Law was first described in 1954 and later proved by John Little in 1961. It is typically expressed as: L = λW L represents the…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 08 Dec 2021 12:00

Feature Design: ETL for Queues in RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....RavenDB is rarely deployed in isolation, it is typically used in existing systems and is integrated into the overall system. One of the key ways by which this is promoted is the built-in ETL support that we have. RavenDB currently has ETL for..."
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Feature Design: ETL for Queues in RavenDB
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 07 Dec 2021 22:02

Connection Failures with Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4 and laterSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....So I just ran into an annoying issue while upgrading to the Microsoft.Data.SqlClient version 4.0.0. I've been running version 3.0.1 and everything has been fine, but when I switched to 4.0.0 I started getting immediate connection failures. Switch..."
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Connection Failures with Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4 and later
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 07 Dec 2021 12:00

Cumulative computation with RavenDB queriesSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Consider the image on the right, where we have three charges on separate months. This is a time series, showing charges over time. We can very easily issue queries that will give us the results of how much we paid in a time period, but what if we..."
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Cumulative computation with RavenDB queries
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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 07 Dec 2021 00:00

Make the Implicit ExplicitSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....When practicing software architecture and design, one important consideration is how the rules of the system are modeled. Are the rules ad…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 06 Dec 2021 12:00

An optimization story:–27% runtime costs for 8 lines of codeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I give a lot of talks about performance and in those talks, I tend to emphasize the architectural impact of your choices. There is a huge tendency to focus on micro optimizations to get the performance you need, even though you can usually get..."
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An optimization story:–27% runtime costs for 8 lines of code
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 03 Dec 2021 12:00

Desire features in software architectureSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In architecture (physical building) there is a term called Desire Lanes. The idea is that users will take the path of least resistance, regardless of the intention of the architect. The image on the right is one that I have seen many times, and I..."
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Desire features in software architecture
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 02 Dec 2021 12:00

.NET Conf 2021 talk - Extreme Architecture PerformanceSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I gave a fast paced talk in the .NET Conf 2021 about architecting for performance, you can see it here:"
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Rob Conery | Rob Conery | 02 Dec 2021 00:00

Deploying Node and Mongo to Azure Using AZXSubscribe to Rob Conery

Rob Conery writes "....I’m going through a number of deployment stories with my little CLI experiment, AZX. I’ve been focused solely on the non-MS developer experience, which means Python, Ruby, Node, etc. Up until now, I’ve been using Postgres as a database (as one..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 01 Dec 2021 12:00

Dealing with complex hierarchies in RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....For many business domains, it is common to need to deal with hierarchies or graphs. The organization chart is one such common scenario, as is the family tree. It is common to want to use graph queries to deal with such scenarios, but I find that it..."
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Dealing with complex hierarchies in RavenDB
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Steve Smith is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, ASPInsider, and frequent conference speaker. His blog covers a variety of .NET topics with a frequent focus on software development techniques and application performance tips.

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 3345 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. 3345 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. 3345 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 3345 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 3346 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 3346 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. 3346 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" 3346 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. 3346 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 3346 days ago from TweetDeck