What I’m Reading 2010-10-22
Free Amazon Web Services for new customers. Amazon are giving away 12 months (from the date of your sign up) of a bunch of Amazon services. If you want to try to start up a business, now is the time to try!
Programming is for Stupid People… You know, I think he’s right!
SQL Server Transaction Marks are a great feature that very few people seem to know about. I’ve used these in the past for critical workloads and transaction demarcation. You should try it out, you’ll like it.
Using MySQL as NoSQL Just because you need something to be fast, doesn’t mean you have to learn something new.
ARel Two Point Ohhhhh Yaaaaaa Arel is the new Ruby on Rails/ActiveRecord ORM. It’s also interesting because it is an abstract syntax tree – meaning that it can be used to make arbitrary grammars for anything (including SQL). Aaron Patterson walks through the optimizations that were made to Arel 2.0 to bring it up to par with the old ActiveRecord implementation.
This is Jeremiah
I live in Portland, OR. I have two dogs.
I recently received a Master's of Science in Computer Science from Portland State University.
I'm was Microsoft MVP from 2009 - 2018 with a pile of certifications. Somewhere along the way, I wrote a database client for Riak and then handed it off to the community.