Only 11 days until Percona Live! Are you registered? It’s getting close to the Percona Live Data Performance Conference 2016! The conference starts Monday, April 18th. We have some quick updates and pieces of information...
Some are calling it the golden age of television. In the last decade or so we are seeing an incredible wave of episodic television productions of the highest quality, bringing to life a variety of stories and storytelling talent that explore wider story arcs enabled by the longer format. Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” is undoubtedly one […]
This is a guest post by Christophe Limpalair based on an interview (video) he did with Jon Cowie, Staff Operations Engineer and Breaksmith @ Etsy. Etsy has been a fascinating platform to watch, and study, as they transitioned from a new platform to a stable and well-established e-commerce engine. Show More Summary
We come in peace. 5,000 years of battles mapped from Wikipedia. Maybe not. If you like this sort of Stuff then please consider offering your support on Patreon. 500 petabytes: data stored in Dropbox; 8.5 kB: amount of drum memory inShow More Summary
If you can’t understand what’s in information then it’s going to be very difficult to organize it. This quote is from Jeff Dean, currently a Wizard, er, Fellow in Google’s Systems Infrastructure Group. It’s taken from his recent talk:...Show More Summary
Last week, US President Obama said something that is usually the sort of line we give the “idiot boss” character in one of our stories. From Ars Technica: “I am not a software engineer,” Obama made his beliefs wholly clear. “You cannot take an absolutist view on this. Show More Summary
The circle of life. Traffic flow through microservices at Netflix (Rob Young) If you like this sort of Stuff then please consider offering your support on Patreon. 400Gbps: DDoS attack; 50,000: frames per second Mythbusters films inShow More Summary
JPL is firing up their Exoplanet Travel Bureau. Reserve your space now. If you like this sort of Stuff then please consider offering your support on Patreon. 200K : msgs send per second through iMessage; 750 million : xactions per week...Show More Summary
The release of the ISO standard for thesauri “ISO 25964 Part 1: Thesauri for information retrieval” in 2011 was a huge step, as it replaced standards that dated back to 1986 (ISO 2788) and 1985 (ISO 5964). By that, methodologies from a pre-Web era, when thesauri where rather developed to be published on paper have been further developed. Show More Summary
Posted by Matteo Vallone, Business Development Manager at Google Play (As a way to reach more app developers and help them grow successful businesses on Google Play, this post was first published on The Next Web – Ed.) There is much common ground between freemium apps and games businesses when it comes to achieving success. Show More Summary
Last March my friend Saron and I created MarchIsForMakers.com and spent the whole month creating and learning with hardware. It's March again! We're going to spend the whole month of March adding to http://www.marchisformakers.com. If...Show More Summary
Posted by Ian Lake, Developer Advocate Android Support Library 23.2 When talking about the Android Support Library, it is important to realize this isn’t one monolithic library, but a whole collection of libraries that seek to provide backward-compatible versions of APIs, as well as offer unique features without requiring the latest platform version. Show More Summary
JPL is firing up their Exoplanet Travel Bureau. Reserve your space now. 200K: msgs send per second through iMessage; 750 million: xactions per week in App and iTunes store; 11 million: Apple Music subscribers;.7c: speed of light in silicon;...Show More Summary
I'm known for telling "Don't use references" (also as video) as those cause different problems (i.e. with foreach) and hurt performance. The reason for the performance loss is that references disable copy-on-write while most places in PHP assume copy-on-write. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I talked about Interactive Coding with C# and F# REPLs. There's a whole generation that seemingly missed out on LIVE CODING. By that, I mean, writing and running code at the same time. Lots of folks used C, C++, Delphi,...Show More Summary
Appery.io is the best mobile app development platform out there. Get the most out of it with our webinars. We’ve put together six so far to kick off the new year. The first two cover the most used frameworks on the platform. The next webinar delves into our service for making enterprise assets like SQL databases into REST services. Show More Summary
One of the most important things to do at this stage of the life-cycle of Java EE is highlight successful adoption stories at a regular cadence. We have been doing just that for a long time through our adoption stories blog, this humble blog as well as JavaOne. Show More Summary
Customer retention has always ranked low on most businesses’ priority lists. But these days, customers have more options available to them than ever, while their attention spans to are getting shorter and shorter. That’s why 91 percent of customers leave businesses … The post 5 customer retention techniques for today’s digital marketers appeared first on - Snyxius.
The words “inspiring” and “B2B” don’t often appear in the same title. And making B2B marketing appealing can be challenging, to say at least. But in the last several years, B2B marketers have turned heads with some of the most … The post 5 B2B marketing ideas to inspire your next campaign appeared first on - Snyxius.