21 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Computer software

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By Vlad Lesin of MySQL Performance Blog 24 days ago.
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…internals of redo logs will be covered too. This post would be useful not only for DBA but also for Software Engineers because not only common principles are considered but the specific code too, and knowledge from this post can be used for further MySQL code exploring and patching.

What is the innodb log and how it is written?

Let's remember what are innodb logs, why they are written, what they are used for.

The Innodb engine has buffer pool. This is a cache of database pages. …

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By Asami Novak of New Relic 1 month ago.
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helpful tip s for e-commerce app developers.

Check back next week for our Mobile news roundup, and as always, feel free to share any other interesting news in the comments below.

The post Project Tango, WhatsApp & Other Developments in Modern Software This Week [2/27/14] appeared first on New Relic blog .

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Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories ) . This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.2 series. This release fixes one security bug. An upgrade is recommended.

Fixed bug 1279502 : -version-check behaves like spyware

The configuration for what information Percona Toolkit should retrieve is not hardcoded in the scripts. Instead, it is downloaded from v.percona.com. One of the possible parameters …

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On Coding Horror 1 month ago.
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Buying an app is the modern Support Your Favorite Small Software Vendor Day . I was always fine with dropping ten or twenty bucks on software I loved. I'm a software engineer by profession; apps are cheaper so I can buy even more of them.

Have you ever noticed that the people complaining about apps that cost $ 3.99 are the same people dropping five bucks on a cup of fancy coffee without batting an eyelash? Me too, and I'm with the coffee people . $ 3.99 …

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By Jeff Atwood of Coding Horror 1 month ago.
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Buying an app is the modern Support Your Favorite Small Software Vendor Day . I was always fine with dropping ten or twenty bucks on software I loved. I'm a software engineer by profession; apps are cheaper so I can buy even more of them.

Have you ever noticed that the people complaining about apps that cost $ 3.99 are the same people dropping five bucks on a cup of fancy coffee without batting an eyelash? Me too, and I'm with the coffee people . $ 3.99 …

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By Stephanie Xavier of New Relic 2 months ago.
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…you're in, we're here to help you use real-time data to make your software better.

As for 2014, get ready for the year of Software Analytics. Your software has the data to give you new insights. And New Relic has some amazing things that we can't wait to show you.

The post Carpe Datum! 2013 was an Epic Year for Data Nerds appeared first on New Relic blog .

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 3 months ago.
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Samsung and Software

While Samsung have been quite good at making hardware — even Apple's been buying from them — anyone who's dealt with TouchWiz or any of the "S" apps (the "S" stands for Samsung, but some people have suggested a shorter "S" word is equally appropriate) knows that software isn't their strong suit. They've been working at it, from the infamous "iPhone copycat doc", featuring an internal review of …

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By Adam Keys of The Real Adam 3 months ago.
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…practice" either.

The counterforce to this temptation is the red-green-refactor cycle. Look at how the system works and figure out how the next bit of work might change how the system works. Refactor to simplify the act of making a change, or make the change and refactor afterwards to a better design.

Software can grow by accretion, but it stays malleable when the team culture is one that balances continuous growth with continuous cultivation of good design.

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By Patrick of Kalzumeus Software 3 months ago.
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Sales for Kalzumeus Software were approximately $ 112,000 and profits were approximately $ 60,000 * .

* Explaining That Asterix : As of 2013, I actually went ahead and formally incorporated my businesses. Appointment Reminder, LLC runs that product, and Kalzumeus Software, LLC runs everything else. Like in previous years, I'm not disclosing the Appointment Reminder numbers. In 2010 and 2011 Kalzumeus Software dominated my personal income, so the health of that business …

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On Lukasz Wrobel - Blog 4 months ago.
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Have you heard of 8th Color? It's the company which created PullReview, a tool that automates code reviews for Ruby developers using GitHub.

Since doing code review is one of the most essential topics covered in my eBook entitled "Memoirs of a Software Team Leader", I thought that contacting 8th Color might be a good idea.

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